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New York/New Jersey VA Health Care Network


VISN 2: Student Opportunities - Medical/Dental/Pharmacy/Psychology Residency Programs

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VA Health Care Upstate New York, which consists of Albany, Bath, Buffalo, Canandaigua and Syracuse VAs and 28 community-based outpatient clinics, offers many professional opportunities for students. We encourage students at all levels to consider doing their career training at a VA Medical Center.

Listed below are the career training programs available to students:

Associated health professions students are all clinical professions other than medicine and dentistry including podiatry, and optometry who are scheduled for their clinical experiences as part of their formal education programs. Examples of academic programs include social work, psychology, audiology & speech, occupational & physical therapy, nursing, etc.

Students Paid by VA
Students not Paid by VA

Chiropractic Residency Programs
Chiropractic Residency Program - VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System
Chiropractic Residency Program - VA Western New York Healthcare System

Dental or Medical residents/student forms
Medical/Dental Residents

Dental Residency Programs
Dental Residency Program - Albany VA Medical Center
Dental Residency Program - Buffalo VA Medical Center

The University at Buffalo Palliative Medicine Fellowship*
Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment

Pharmacy Residency Program
Pharmacy Practice Residency at Buffalo
Pharmacy Practice Residency at VA Finger Lakes

Psychology Internship Programs
Psychology Internship Program Albany Consortium
Psychology Internship Program - Bath VA Medical Center
Psychology Internship Program - Canandaigua VA Medical Center
Psychology Internship Program - Syracuse VA Medical Center
Psychology Internship Program - Western New York Healthcare System (Buffalo)

Psychology Post Doctorate Residency Program
Psychology Post Doctorate Residency Program - Albany VA Medical Center

For More Information regarding Student Opportunities please contact our Education Staff.
Education Contacts
Psychology Internship Consortium * - Albany VA Medical Center


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