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Bedford VA Resources and Facilities

The VHA operates the Nation's largest integrated health care system. The Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Hospital provides care to approximately 13,000 outpatient veterans annually.

Comprehensive Health & Research Service Programs at Bedford:


Research is critical in serving the health care needs of America's veterans. We are committed to ensuring that veterans receive the best possible care. Bedford VA researchers are among the nation's leaders in pioneering groundbreaking approaches to medical science. Their work has expanded knowledge of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, neurological disorders, liver disease, and many other illnesses. BRCI supports this research for veterans and the public.

Research Facilities

Care Facilities

The Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, MA, provides Ambulatory Care, Mental Health, Geriatrics & Extended Care, Primary Care, and Administrative Support services. The combined facility has 65 authorized hospital beds, 345 Nursing Home beds, 42 PRRTP beds and 40 domiciliary beds for homeless veterans.

Medical Care & Social Services Provided at Bedford:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Inpatient Psychiatry
Alcohol & Drug Abuse/Addition Rehab
Cardiology Consultation 
Community Residential Care
Dermatology Clinic
Domiciliary Homeless Program
ENT Outpatient Clinic
Gastroenterology Consults
Geriatric and Extended Long Term Care
Geriatric Research Education Clinical Care (GRECC)
Geriatric Respite Screening
Health Care for Homeless Veterans Program (HCHV)
Hepatitis C Evaluation for Treatment
Lab Blood Drawing 
Mental Health Services 
Education & Clinical Ctr. 
Optometry Clinic  
Orthopedic Clinic
Osteoporosis Consultation 
Podiatry Clinic 
Psychiatric Crisis Intervention
Pulmonary Function Test
Rehabilitation Medicine
Rheumatology Clinic
Vascular Surgery
Veterans Administration Support Housing (VASH)
Veterans Construction Team/VOC. Rehab.
Women's Health Services

Additional Resources

Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital

Where Grants policy, program coordination, compliance and electronic research administration converge



Congressional Designated Medical Research Programs CDMRP eReceipt System


Electronic Research Administration (eRa)- electronic submission of grant applications

General Resources for grant applicants

Office of Extramural Research Funding Opportunities & Notices - Source for finding and applying for federal government grants

Office of Extramural Research - NIH Forms and Applications

NIH Extramural Training Funds - Links to NIH Institutes, Centers and other Components

Grants and Funding Opportunities

Office of Extramural Research (OER) - Medical & Behavioral Research Grants Policies, Guidelines & Funding Opportunities

US Dept. of Health & Human Services - grant information

National Institutes of Health Home page

Research Training and Scientific Resources at NIH

New Investigators Program