Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Healthcare Summit + Expo: August 14 - 17, 2023 - Orlando, FL     Save the Date

The Summit Experience

About Summit

An intensive, three-day learning/sharing experience for SCI/D, MS, ALS, and TBI

Interdisciplinary Approach

Collaboration among your team of health professionals is critical for success.


Diverge, explore, and collaborate with 60+ Sessions and 20+ ePoster Sessions.


Three days | 800+ great minds | All focused on care for those with spinal cord injury/disease.

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 75+ Speakers

Keynote Address Guest Speaker TBA

 50+ Sessions

Including 5 Plenary sessions and 48 breakout sessions on holistic strategies and best practices for SCI/D, TBI, PTSD, MS and ALS

 3 Days

Including presentations from the nation’s leading research and clinical experts

 100+ Agencies

Interdisciplinary attendees and exhibitors from around the nation showcasing the latest medical innovations in the industry

Latest News

13 Apr 2022
2022 Clinician Excellence Awards NOMINATE A COLLEAGUE TODAY! PVA Healthcare Summit + Expo Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas August 28 – August 31,...
01 Aug 2019
Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) mobile app is now available online and in the app stores. Download it today to access the latest news and...
25 Mar 2019
2019 Clinician Excellence Awards Thank you for your interest - Nominations are Now Closed Awards will be made at the PVA Healthcare Summit + Expo...
31 Jan 2019
WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 30, 2019) — Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced its proposed access standards required by the “VA MISSION...
10 Aug 2018
Have you heard the news? Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) has a mobile app for the Healthcare Summit + Expo. Download the Paralyzed Veterans App...
24 May 2018
Paralyzed Veterans of America released the following statement today in respond to the passage of the VA MISSION Act: "On behalf of Paralyzed...
18 May 2018
WASHINGTON, DC — Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) issued the following statement from its Executive Director, Carl Blake, in response to the House...
15 May 2018
2018 Clinician Excellence Awards NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN Awards will be made at the PVA Healthcare Summit + Expo Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas:...
13 Feb 2018
Organization’s policy expert steps in to lead national office operations WASHINGTON, DC — Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today...
10 Feb 2018
United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) today introduced the Women Veterans Peer Counseling Enhancement Act to...
06 Feb 2018
Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is considering new restrictions to a program that provides monthly stipends and other...
06 Feb 2018
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin insists a limited expansion of his department’s caregivers stipend program could save the federal government...
29 Jan 2018
The 38th National Veterans Wheelchair Games is coming to Orlando, Florida, July 30 to Aug. 4 and your help is needed. Co-presented by the Department...
26 Jan 2018
The National Veterans Wheelchair Games is co-presented between the Department of Veterans Affairs and Paralyzed Veterans of America.  The Games serve...
12 Oct 2017
Registration for the 2018 Summit PVA + Expo is now available.  Visit our registration page for full details on the registration options that are...
29 Aug 2017
'On a busy city corner, there’s a man playing a trumpet with a bucket nearby holding a few dollar bills and a little bit of hope. His song echoes off...
18 Aug 2017
An article featured on the Huffington Post discusses how the Paralyzed Veterans of America are life-long advocates for its members and the only...
13 Feb 2017
Every veteran who has survived catastrophic injury, such as blindness, amputation, spinal cord injury, and severe head trauma, will likely have a...
06 Feb 2017
It will not be enough for the VA secretary to say his hands are tied by law or bureaucratic procedure. Assuming Dr. David Shulkin will be confirmed...
27 Dec 2016
The Department of Veterans Affairs’ problems don’t start at the top with the secretary. Nor do the problems begin with the frontline clinical and...
08 Aug 2016
Paralyzed Veterans of America is pleased with the results of The Joint Commission’s Special Focused Surveys on VA health care facilities, but is...

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Paralyzed Veterans of America
10th Annual Healthcare Summit + Expo
August 28 - 31, 2022
Dallax, TX 75202

About Us

Paralyzed Veterans of America has a long track record in helping to change lives and build brighter futures for all people who live with SCI and related diseases, such as MS. We look forward to partnering with you to hurry history in this vitally important area of medicine and health care.

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For general information about the Healthcare Summit + Expo, including registration, please contact us at:

  • 1-800-424-8200
  • 801 Eighteenth Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20006-3517