Portland VA Medical Center

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About the Portland VA Medical Center

Portland VA Medical Center (PVAMC) is a 277-bed facility serving more than 80,000 unique Veterans and 800,000 outpatient Veteran visits each year in Oregon and Southwest Washington. PVAMC consists of the main tertiary care medical center overlooking the city of Portland, the Vancouver Campus in Vancouver, Wash., and nine outpatient clinics across Central and Northwest Oregon.  PVAMC  provides a full continuum of inpatient, outpatient, long-term, and emergent care.  PVAMC is proud to host 12 national-level Centers of Excellence leading research efforts from mental illness to Parkinson’s, Epilepsy to auditory research, and others.  PVAMC is connected to Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)  both physically and through partnerships in shared research endeavors, the training of healthcare professionals, and the use of shared staff including scientists, clinician-educators, and clinician-researchers.

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) and Outreach Clinics.

In addition to our main facility in Portland and our Vancouver Campus, we offer services in nine CBOC's and Outpatient Clinics. These clinics are located in —

  • Bend CBOC
  • Community Resource and Referral Center
  • East Portland CBOC
  • Hillsboro CBOC
  • North Coast Outreach Clinic
  • Newport Outreach Clinic
  • Salem CBOC
  • The Dalles Outreach Clinic
  • West Linn Outreach Clinc



Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.


VHA will continue to be the benchmark of excellence and value in health care and benefits by providing exemplary services that are both patient centered and evidence based.

This care will be delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning, discovery and continuous improvement.

It will emphasize prevention and population health and contribute to the nation's well-being through education, research and service in national emergencies.

Values- ICARE

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.