About this Facility
Welcome to the Boise VA Medical Center in Boise, Idaho. The staff here is dedicated to working toward one purpose - fulfilling your needs as a patient. We are pleased you have selected us to provide your healthcare and we are honored to serve you, one of America's heroes and the most important person in our medical center.
Boise VAMC's Primary Service Area has a radius of approximately 160 miles with an estimated veteran population of 94,000. The Boise VAMC, within VISN 20, provides highly sophisticated primary and secondary care with some tertiary services. The Boise VA Medical Center also operates a Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Twin Falls, Idaho and Caldwell, Idaho and an Extension Clinic in Burns, Oregon. A behavioral Health Clinic is located in Salmon, Idaho. A Vet Center and Veterans Benefits Office are both located in Boise.
Boise, the State Capital of Idaho, is a part of Ada County which has a population of 300,904. It is situated in the valley of the river from which it takes its name, at an elevation of 2,710 feet.
We truly hope to improve your health and well-being and will make your visit or stay as pleasant as possible. We are committed to veterans and the nation and strive to continually enhance the care we provide. We also train future healthcare professionals, conduct research and support our nation in times of emergency. In all of these activities, our employees will respect and support your rights as a patient.
VA Mission Statement - To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans."
VA Vision To provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
VA Core Values
Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.
Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA’s mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.
Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.
Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.
Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.
Strategic and Enabling Goals
Goal 1 Restore the capability of veterans with disabilities to the greatest extent possible, and improve the quality of their lives and that of their families.
Goal 2 Ensure a smooth transition for veterans from active military service to civilian life.
Goal 3 Honor and serve veterans in life, and memorialize them in death for their sacrifices on behalf of the Nation.
Goal 4 Contribute to the public health, emergency management, socioeconomic well being, and history of the Nation.
Deliver world-class service to veterans and their families through effective communication and management of people, technology, business processes, and financial resources.