Veterans Affairs Medical Centers *Health

United States

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Foundation: 1636

Mission: To provide medical care and services to America’s military Veterans.

Vision: To provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned - and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.


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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 149th63rd122nd60th
Arts and Humanities 188th77th164th69th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 45th25th38th24th
Business, Management and Accounting 781st282nd650th251st
Chemistry 199th95th145th90th
Computer Science 402nd151st308th137th
Dentistry 193rd54th155th50th
Engineering 276th101st189th96th
Environmental Science 435th174th348th159th
Mathematics 564th244th466th228th
Medicine 8th6th7th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 11th6th8th6th
Physics and Astronomy 132nd62nd95th61st
Psychology 2nd2nd2nd2nd
Social Sciences 205th80th167th70th
Veterinary 165th59th130th52nd

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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