About the Dayton VA Medical Center, Ohio - Dayton VA Medical Center, Ohio
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Dayton VA Medical Center, Ohio


About the Dayton VA Medical Center, Ohio

Annual Report 2016

The Dayton VAMC is a state of the art teaching facility that has been serving Veterans for 150 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 Medical Center has 356 hospital beds:

  • 185 nursing home beds
  • 80 acute care beds
  • 91 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
  • Alzheimer's Unit
  • Home Base Primary Care
  • Residential and Outpatient Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Substance Abuse Programs
  • Homeless
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Women's Health Programs

The Dayton VA Medical Center is a part of VA Healthcare System, Network 10, which includes VA Medical Centers in VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Battle Creek VAMCChillicothe VAMC, Cincinnati VAMC (Ft. Thomas division), Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC, Chalmers P. Wylie Columbus VAACCJohn D. Dingell Detroit VAMC, Richard L. Roudebush Indianapolis VAMC, VA Northern Indiana Health Care System, and Aleda E. Lutz Saginaw VAMC.

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 and Ohio State University College of Optometry. 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.

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics

In addition to our main facility in Dayton, we offer services in four community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in —


  • To provide Veterans a continuum of care that is accessible, value-added, cost-effective, and of the highest quality within an environment of outstanding education and research.
  • To promote a culture that supports and develops a caring, compassionate, competent, and quality-oriented workforce.


Our Vision as a vital component of the VA Healthcare System in Ohio is to be recognized as the healthcare provider of choice for Veterans and as an innovative leader in education and research.

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.