Minneapolis VA Medical Center

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The Minneapolis VA Medical Center is an affiliated teaching hospital which serves as the tertiary referral center for the Veterans Integrated Service Network 23. It has 237 acute care diagnostic and treatment beds, as well as a 104-bed extended care unit. The medical center provides primary, specialty, mental and behavioral health, and extended care and rehabilitative care to over 80,000 veteran patients in 2005.
It has one of the largest education and training programs in the VA system. Approximately 496 residents and 237 medical students involved in education and training programs at the facility each year. They are affiliated with the University of Minnesota Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. In conjunction with affiliations, residency-training programs exist in all of the medical, surgical, psychiatric, oral surgery and diagnostic specialties and subspecialties. The medical center has their own accredited hospital based training programs for Radiology Technicians and Dental residents.


The MVAMC has professional and technical education affiliations with 63 universities and colleges to provide health training in 36 programs. Listed are some major affiliations.

University of Minnesota Medical and Dental School
St. Catherine College
University of St. Thomas
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Normandale Community College
University of Minnesota
Century College




Tertiary Care


Brain Sciences Center
Domenici Research Center 
Magnetoencephalography Instrument (MEG)
Cardiac Surgery Program
Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research (CCDOR)
Chronic Hepatitis C Clinic
Geriatric Research, and Education Clinical Center (GRECC)
Intensive Weight Management Program
Polytrauma Center
Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence
Women's Comprehensive Care Clinic
Spinal Cord Injury Center
Telehealth Program

The following Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) come under this facility:

Hibbing Clinic
1101 East 37th Street Suite 220
Hibbing, MN 55746

St. James Medical Center and VA Clinic
1101 Moultin and Parsons Drive
St. James, MN 56081

Chippewa Valley Clinic
2503 & 2505 County Highway I
Chippewa Falls, WI 74729

Maplewood Clinic
2785 White Bear Avenue
Maplewood, MN 55109

Rochester Clinic
3900 55th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Rice Lake CBOC
2700A College Drive
Rice Lake, WI 54843

Hayward Outreach Center
15954 River's Edge Drive
Hayward, WI 54843

Twin Ports Clinic
3520 Tower Avenue
Superior, WI 54880