Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

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About the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) is an integrated healthcare system comprised of Medical Centers, the Alvin C. York Campus in Murfreesboro, TN, and the Nashville Campus in Nashville, TN, and many community based outpatient clinics located in Tennessee (Charlotte Avenue, Chattanooga, Clarksville, Tullahoma, McMinnville, Maury County, Cookeville, Vine Hill and Dover), and Kentucky (Hopkinsville, and Bowling Green).

TVHS provides ambulatory care, primary care, and secondary care in acute medicine and surgery, specialized tertiary care, transplant services, spinal cord injury, outpatient care, and a full range of extended care and mental health services. The Nashville Campus is the only VA facility that supports all solid organ transplant programs, including total in-house kidney and bone marrow transplants. The Alvin C. York Campus is a network referral center for mental health services, geriatrics, and extended care. TVHS provides a full range of specialized medical services.

TVHS has active affiliations with two local institutions. The Alvin C. York Campus is primarily affiliated with Meharry Medical College, with active residency programs in oral surgery, psychiatry, general internal medicine, occupational medicine, preventive medicine, geriatric medicine, and family practice. The Nashville Campus is primarily affiliated with the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine with active residency programs in all major medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties.

Mission

The VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is committed to improving the health of Veterans through a comprehensive and high quality system, which focuses on each patient's special needs. The integrated system provides an environment that fosters healthcare research and encourages learning and growth for veterans, family and staff.

Vision

Our vision is to become the healthcare system of choice for Veterans.

Values

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.