In 2003 the Department of Veterans Affairs established the VA MS Centers of Excellence (MSCoE). The MSCoE utilize a network of regional programs, telemedicine and informatics to:
Learn more at the MSCoE website.
- improve care for veterans with MS,
- enhance MS education for patients, caregivers and providers
- promote research into the causes and treatments for MS.
The MSCoE consist of coordinating centers in Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon, for the western US, and in Baltimore, Maryland, for the eastern U.S., and approximately 70 regional MS programs distributed throughout the US. Find the nearest VA clinics and MS Centers of Excellence online or
via email at MSCentersofExcellence@va.gov
In collaboration with the MS Centers of Excellence, the following resources have been developed for use within the VA system.