The Dayton VAMC is a state of the art teaching facility that has been serving Veterans for 146 years, having accepted its first patient in 1867. The Dayton VA Medical Center provides a full range of health care through medical, surgical, mental health (inpatient and outpatient), home and community health programs, geriatric (nursing home), physical medicine and therapy services, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and hospice.
The Dayton VA Medical Center provides a full range of health care through medical, surgical, mental health, geriatric, physical medicine and therapy services, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and hospice.
The Medical Center has 507 hospital beds:
- 265 nursing home beds
- 127 acute care beds
- 115 domiciliary beds
The Medical Center also has contracts with Wright Patterson Air Force Base and eleven (11) area hospitals. We offer a wide variety of unique programs including:
- Hospice Unit
- Geriatric Evaluation and Management
- Respite Care
- An Alzheimer's Unit
- Home Base Primary Care
- Residential and Outpatient Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Substance Abuse Programs
- Sleep Disorder
- Women's Health Programs
The Dayton VA Medical Center is a part of VA Healthcare System of Ohio, Network 10, which includes VA Medical Centers in Chillicothe, Cincinnati, and Cleveland, as well as an Ambulatory Care Center in Columbus. The Dayton VA Medical Center supports four Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs). CBOC Lima serves the Veterans in Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Logan, Mercer, Paulding, Putnam, Shelby, Van Wert, and Wyandot Counties. CBOC Middletown serves the Veterans in Butler (in addition to the Hamilton VA Healthcare Associates) and Warren Counties; CBOC Richmond, Indiana serves the Veterans in Wayne County; CBOC Springfield serves the Veterans in Clark, Champaign and Greene counties.
The Dayton VA Medical Center has active affiliations with the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and the School of Professional Psychology. There are also nursing student affiliations with the Wright State University, University of Cincinnati, Miami University, Kettering College of Medical Arts, Sinclair Community College, Indiana University, Indiana Wesleyan, and Miami Valley Career Technology Center, as well as affiliations with some 50 other academic programs.
VA Core Values (ICARE)
Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.
Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA's mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.
Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.
Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.
Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.