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SFVAHCS Liver Clinic TeamHepatitis C Awareness
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and San Francisco VA Health Care System is getting the word out about hepatitis C testing and treatment. Hepatitis C is a disease that affects the liver. Are you at risk?
Dr. Shira MaguenDr. Maguen’s Passion For Veteran Health
Dr. Maguen’s research areas include PTSD, moral injury, suicide, risk and resilience factors in Veterans, with a focus on women Veterans. Dr. Maguen feels passionate about shifting the paradigm in women’s research.
Leonides Penaflor discusses ways to create a more comfortable clinical environment for women VeteransNew Fellowship Program Helps SFVAMC Nurses
As the charge nurse at the San Francisco VA Medical Center’s Women’s Clinic, Leonides Penaflor, R.N., noticed that some female Veterans seeking health care felt uncomfortable being treated by male practitioners.
San Francisco VA Medical Center’s Women’s Clinic, Leonides Penaflor, R.N., discusses ways to create a more comfortable clinical environment for women VeteransNew Fellowship Program Helps SFVAMC Nurses
As the charge nurse at the San Francisco VA Medical Center’s Women’s Clinic, Leonides Penaflor, R.N., noticed that some female Veterans seeking health care felt uncomfortable being treated by male practitioners.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month: You're Not AloneMilitary Sexual Trauma Awareness and Support
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Speaking up, moving forward. Veterans who have experienced military sexual trauma have access to a wide range of services and support at the San Francisco VA Health Care System.
Clearlake VA Community Based Clinic StaffCommunity Partnerships Impacting Rural Veterans
Community partnerships improving rural Veterans services. Roughly 22,600 Veterans live north of the Golden Gate Bridge in rural areas with 60% enrolled in the San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS).
Iconic flag raising atop of Mt. Suribachi on February 23; five days after the battle for Iwo Jima began.Honoring Our Veterans: Charles "Doc" Greene
By February 19, 1945, when U.S. Marines began surging onto the beaches of Iwo Jima under heavy fire, Greene was a Veteran of war and had already participated in the capture of Guam a year earlier.
Volunteers distribute handmade Valentine's Day Cards from Bay Area students.National Salute to Veteran Patients
This week marks the 40th annual observance of VA’s National Salute to Veteran Patients, an opportunity to pay tribute to America’s heroes – our Veterans we proudly care for and serve.
Laura Flink, MD, MS, works at the San Francisco VA Medical Center in our Cardiology Department. Dr. Flink also manages the Women’s Cardiac Clinic, a specialty service within our Women’s Health Clinic.Dr. Flink: Passion for Serving Veterans
Laura Flink, MD, MS, works at the San Francisco VA Medical Center in our Cardiology Department. Dr. Flink also manages the Women’s Cardiac Clinic, a specialty service within our Women’s Health Clinic.
Top Row: Dr. Abigail Wilson (Physician, Women’s Health Medical Co-Director); Winnie Deguzman (Lead MSA), Dr. Kaela Joseph (Psychologist, Women Veterans Program Manager), Leonides Penaflor (RN, Charge Nurse), Elizabeth Enriquez (RN)VA Goes Red for Women’s Healthy Heart Awareness
February marks American heart month. San Francisco VA Health Care System’s Women’s clinic along with VA employees across the nation wore red to raise awareness about women’s heart disease.

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