W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center - Salisbury, NC

Accreditation and Achievements

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


  • The Joint Commission*
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)**
  • American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) Certification
  • National Health Physics Program (NHPP)


Do you have a concern about patient quality of care and/or safety that has not been addressed?  If so, we encourage you to contact a Solution Seeker or a Patient Advocate for assistance.  If your concerns are not resolved through a Solution Seeker or a Patient Advocate, please be aware that you may contact the Joint Commission.

There are several different ways to contact the Joint Commission:
Mail:  Joint Commission
One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL   60180
FAX:  630-792-5636
E-mail:  complaint@jointcommission.org
PHONE:  1-800-994-6610


 **The Salisbury VA Research Program achieved Full Accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) in 2007.  Salisbury is one of only 52 research entities in the United States to achieve this distinction.