The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing

VA Nursing Partnership

Welcome to the Department of Veteran Affairs Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) — School of Nursing and Health Professions (SONHP) Academic Practice Partnership information website.VANCHCS_SNAHPlogo

Key Facts About the VA Partnership

Faculty & Administration
Advisory Council

  • Offered at the USF Sacramento Campus
  • Clinical rotations focused on care for veterans with clinical placements through the VA Northern California Health Care System
  • Year-round program with nursing courses offered in the fall, spring, and summer terms
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  • Class, simulation, and skills lab are located at the USF Sacramento Campus
  • Students work with veterans to advance health care and simultaneously embody Jesuit values

Strategic Plan

The VA Nursing Academic Nursing Partnership (VANAP) Strategic Plan is available here.


The VANAP students on their first day of school.