VA Chiropractic Residency: Applications, Interviews, and Matching

March 17, 2021

Last year on March 16, Match Day, I got accepted into the Veteran’s Affairs (VA) of Western New York Healthcare System chiropractic residency program. Selection of VA chiropractic residents is done through a standardized process, but like me, you may still wonder...

VA Chiropractic Resident: My Month with Neurosurgery

October 21, 2020

Morgan Price, DC When I woke up the morning of March 16, 2020, to an email matching me with my residency program, I could not even begin to understand how different of an experience it would be from anything I...

VA Chiropractic Residency Adapts to Global COVID-19 Pandemic

September 29, 2020

By Michael R. Cole II, DC, MS The VA Chiropractic Residency is a competitive clinical residency program with the purpose of training post-graduate chiropractors in a hospital-based integrative setting.  The resident is a post-doctoral chiropractor, who is supervised by experienced...

Response to Pain in a Global Pandemic

August 26, 2020

How the Miami VA Medical Center Chiropractic Department implemented policies to provide essential services to veterans in need. By Casey Rogers, DC President John F. Kennedy once said, “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to...

The Empowerment of a VA Residency

February 25, 2020

By Rebekah Wilks, DC As doctors of chiropractic, we graduate “practice-ready,” meaning that based on our rigorous training we are qualified to immediately enter the workforce. While this designation accurately reflects our training, is this the most beneficial approach for...

VA Clerkship vs. VA Residency: What Do I Need to Know?

January 8, 2020

By Alyssa Troutner, DC Editor's Note: This week, the VA opened its yearly application process for the chiropractic residency program. For application materials, visit the VA website. Learn more about what it's like to be a VA resident below and in our...

Experience Is Everything: VA Clerkship Helped Me to Clarify My Career Path

November 19, 2019

By Casey Rogers Chiropractic students are often faced with difficult decisions regarding the trajectory of practice we intend to pursue. This becomes increasingly true as we approach the culmination of our education journeys. Some choose private practice while others prefer...

Serving Those Who Served: Preparation for Veteran-centered Care

October 28, 2019

By Jonathan Free, DC As an institution that serves more than 9 million veterans nationwide, the Veterans Health Administration provides a unique environment for patient care with both the patient and provider experience being quite distinct when compared to other...

Introducing the 2019-2020 VA Chiropractic Residents

September 30, 2019

A new cohort of residents has joined the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system’s Chiropractic Residency Program this fall. Several chiropractors participating in the program will continue ACA’s blog series on the residencies over the next year, sharing their experiences and...

Parting Thoughts from the 2018-2019 VA Chiropractic Residency Bloggers

July 16, 2019

For the past year, Drs. Vivian Ly, Danielle Aslan and Jamie Zeman (pictured, top to bottom) have shared insights and experiences from their chiropractic residencies in the Veterans Administration (VA) healthcare system. This summer, all three are moving on to the next chapter...