Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center

Accreditations and Achievements

Tuscaloosa VAMC has received a number of accreditations and awards. Some of our recent notable accomplishments include:

2005 Alabama Excellence Award

In 2005, TVAMC was honored to receive the Level 3 Award - Alabama Excellence Award, the highest level achievable.

2006 Excellence for Continuous Productivity and Quality Improvement

This award by the Alabama Productivity Center honored the Tuscaloosa VAMC in 2006. Only organizations who have won the prestigious Alabama Excellence Award during the past three years can compete for this award.

2009 Outstanding Employer Award

In July 2009, TVAMC was rated as one of the top psychiatric hospitals in the country by US News and World Report. A total of 4,861 hospitals were judged in 16 specialties, with psychiatry being one of the 16 specialists.

Joint Commission (JCAHO) Accreditation

TVAMC was surveyed by the Joint Commission in March 2007 in a triennial visit and received full accreditation. Over a three day period, our Hospital, Behavioral Health, Long Term Care, and Home Care Programs were surveyed. The Medical Center also has full accreditation from the College of American Pathologist, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Programs.