Our Health Education Library for Patients contains a collection of easy-to-read health and wellness books, respected health education newsletters, videos and other materials.
The Health Education Library is located Building 200, Ground Floor, Room GA-105. It is open Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed 11 a.m. - 12 noon daily). They may be reached at (415) 221-4810 x3477.
The material and information provided by the Health Education Library for Patients is for informational purposes only and should not be considered a substitute for medical advice or instruction from a health care professional. Inclusion of information in the Health Education Library for patients does not imply endorsement by the Library or by the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
The My HealtheVet site provides veterans and their families excellent, reliable patient education information as well as the latest VA News. Information about veterans benefits and services is also available.
Upon registering with My HealtheVet, you will be able to:
Clinical staff provide ongoing health education during regularly scheduled outpatient clinic visits. Courses focus on many different topics including:
Staff can tell you about upcoming education classes that are available.
Clinical staff begin the patient education process at the time of admission, during the hospital stay, and at discharge. Our goal is to provide a hospital environment where patients: