VA (Veterans Affairs) Connecticut Healthcare System is located in Campbell Ave, West Haven CT. VA Connecticut Healthcare System provides health care services to Veterans throughout Connecticut. The VA Connecticut Healthcare System (VACHS) offers psychology postdoctoral training with an emphasis in Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR), a therapeutic approach that encourages individuals with severe mental illnesses (SMI) to develop his or her fullest capacities through learning and environmental supports. Inpatient medical, surgical, psychiatric and rehabilitation services as well as tertiary care outpatient services are also available. Similar to other VA settings throughout the nation, the Psychology Service at VACHS is witnessing a recent and rapid growth in mental health staff in recent years. Moreover, VACHS hosts an impressive complement of at least a dozen research psychologists supported through VA and other funding sources. Many of these research psychologists serve as additional research mentors for the various psychology trainees at VACHS. There are over 80 professionals comprising the Psychology Service clinical, research, and post-doctoral staff at the West Haven campus. VA Connecticut Healthcare is led by Dr. Shaukat Khan, MD who is a board certified psychiatrist in West Haven, Connecticut. He is licensed to practice medicine in Connecticut and affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Dr. Shaukat Khan specializes in Psychiatry and received his medical degree from Mymensingh Medical College and has been in practicefor 33 years. He completed Residency in Psychiatry at Meharry Medical College. He Participated programs includes Medicare Electronic Prescribing (eRx), Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS). He is one of 65 doctors at VA Connecticut Healthcare and one of 98 at Yale-New Haven Hospital.