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Swim & Dive Pays a Visit to VA Hospital During Holiday Season
Release: Friday 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.

Friday, October 24
W Tennis at Cal State Northridge Tournament
All Day
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Sunday, October 26
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M Crew vs. Row for the Cure
7:30 AM
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9:00 AM
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W Soccer at Humboldt State
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M Soccer at Humboldt State
2:00 PM
Arcata
Wednesday, October 29
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Thursday, October 30
M Soccer vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills
4:30 PM
UC San Diego
W Soccer vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills
7:00 PM
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Friday, October 31
M Water Polo at UC Davis
6:00 PM
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W Volleyball vs. San Francisco State
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Saturday, November 01
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W Volleyball vs. Sonoma State
7:00 PM
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Sunday, November 02
M Soccer at First Round
TBA
TBD
W Soccer at First Round
TBA
TBD
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