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Photo by: UCSD
Swim & Dive Pays a Visit to VA Hospital During Holiday Season
Release: Thursday 12/14/2011 
by UCSD
LA JOLLA, Calif. - The men's and women's swimming and diving teams visited with patients at the VA Hospital on Wednesday. During the visit, the team members sang Christmas carols to spread holiday cheer.

The VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) provides high quality health care with advanced technologies and a commitment to friendly, compassionate service to more than 241,892 veterans in the San Diego and Imperial Valley counties. They provide medical, surgical, mental health, geriatric, spinal cord injury, and advanced rehabilitation services.

VASDHS has 256 hospital beds, including skilled nursing beds and operates several regional referral programs including cardiovascular surgery and spinal cord injury. The facility also supports three Vet Centers at the following locations: Chula Vista, San Diego, and San Marcos.

VASDHS is with the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and provides training for 1,567 medical interns, residents and fellows, as well as 64 other teaching affiliations for nursing, pharmacy, dental, and dietetics. VASDHS has one of the largest research programs in the VA nationally with a budget of $52.2 million (FY 2010), 185 principal investigators, and 534 projects.

Saturday, April 25
M Rowing at Day One
All Day
Rancho Cordova
W Rowing at Day One
All Day
Rancho Cordova
Track & Field vs. Day Two
10:00 AM
UC San Diego
W Water Polo at Cal State Monterey Bay/Gannon
12:30 PM
Geneva, Ohio
Softball vs. Cal State San Bernardino
1:00 PM
UC San Diego
Softball vs. Cal State San Bernardino
3:00 PM
UC San Diego
Sunday, April 26
M Rowing at Day Two
All Day
Rancho Cordova
W Rowing at Day Two
All Day
Rancho Cordova
W Water Polo at TBA
9:00 AM
Geneva, Ohio
Softball vs. Cal State San Bernardino
1:00 PM
UC San Diego
Softball vs. Cal State San Bernardino
3:00 PM
UC San Diego
Thursday, April 30
Track & Field at Day One
10:00 AM
San Francisco
Baseball at Cal State L.A.
6:00 PM
Los Angeles
Friday, May 01
Track & Field at Day Two
10:00 AM
San Francisco
Baseball at Cal State L.A.
6:00 PM
Los Angeles
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