Veterans Affairs Whole Health: A Holistic Approach to Care

June 26, 2018

Starting this year, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is launching its Whole Health System in each of the 18 Veterans Integrative Service Networks (VISN). This will be done via one flagship site in each VISN to assist veterans through...

Communicating Chiropractic in an Integrated Healthcare Setting

June 5, 2018

Five years ago, as a second-quarter student, I attended my first National Chiropractic Leadership Conference (NCLC) in Washington, D.C. The conference not only serves as a meeting place for the Student American Chiropractic Association (SACA) and the House of Delegates,...

VA Chiropractic Residents: Where Are They Now?

March 26, 2018

Part of a series on the chiropractic residency program in the VA health care system The blog posts in the VA Chiropractic Residencies series thus far have been focused solely on the current residents’ experiences as they unfold throughout the...

10 Tips for Building Professional Relationships

February 23, 2018

Part of a series on the chiropractic residency program in the VA health care system Whether your desire is to work in private practice or in an integrated setting such as a hospital, working with other health care providers is...

My Rotation Through a VA Pain Medicine Clinic

January 29, 2018

Part of a series on the chiropractic residency program in the VA health care system Some of the most valuable knowledge you gain in the Veterans Affairs (VA) chiropractic residency program comes from rotating in other specialties. Within the VA...

How to Apply for a Chiropractic Residency in the VA (Part 2)

December 27, 2017

Part two of a series on the chiropractic residency program in the VA health care system *Member-Exclusive Content* This post will discuss the curriculum vitae (CV) and letters of recommendation that will accompany your application for a Veterans Affairs (VA)...

How to Apply for a Chiropractic Residency in the VA (Part 1)

December 20, 2017

Part of a series on the chiropractic residency program in the VA health care system *Member-Exclusive Content* In this first blog post in a series of three discussing how to be selected for one of the five VA residencies, I’ll...

Gaining a New Perspective from Geriatric Medicine

December 7, 2017

Part of a series on the chiropractic residency program in the VA health care system Last month, we celebrated Veterans Day, followed a few weeks later by Thanksgiving. Working as a resident at the Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in Greater...

VA Residents Attend North American Spine Society’s Annual Symposium

November 3, 2017

Part of a series on the chiropractic residency program in the VA health care system In late October, three of the five chiropractic residents within the Veterans Administration (VA) health care system attended the North American Spine Society’s (NASS) annual...