The Denver VA Medical Center is part of the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, which also includes two Nursing Home Care Units and nine Community Based Outpatient Clinics. The Medical Center is affiliated with Medical, Pharmacy, and Nursing Schools of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Regis University, CCD, Front Range, and Arapahoe Vocational. We are proud to have the honor for caring for our nations Veterans.
As a teaching hospital, the Eastern Colorado Healthcare System provides a full range of services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research with 131 beds.
The Eastern Colorado Healthcare System is primarily affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver health sciences programs*. We offer residency training in all major medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties. Associated Health Training is offered in nursing, psychology, audiology, social work, dietetics, and pharmacy. Each year, ECHCS supports the training of over 120 residents. In addition, approximately 450 medical students rotate through the facility for their clinical experiences. The education department coordinates the rotation of over 370 nursing students from local schools (UCHSC, Regis, CCD, Front Range, and Arapahoe Vocational). The medical center also provides training opportunities for paraprofessional and allied health students and is affiliated with 20 academic institutions, providing training in several different services.