VA Great Lakes Health Care System Announces New Network Director: Renee Oshinski - VISN 12 - VA Great Lakes Health Care System
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VISN 12 - VA Great Lakes Health Care System


VA Great Lakes Health Care System Announces New Network Director: Renee Oshinski

December 2, 2016

Steve Young, Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Operations and Management, is pleased to announce that Renee Oshinski has been selected as the new Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 12 Network Director, effective Dec. 11.

Prior to her selection, Oshinski served as the Deputy Network Director for VISN 12 since December 2003, as well as Acting Network Director for three long-term stints at VISN 12. Oshinski started her career at the VISN 12 in 1996 as the Chief Financial Officer. She is currently serving as Acting Network Director.

Oshinski earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Kalamazoo College and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

Throughout her career in the Department of Veterans Affairs, Oshinski has severed on numerous national leadership board committees, including Information Technology and Business Practices. She is a charter member of 100+ Elmhurst Women Who Care and is active in several community groups committed to furthering the growth of the Performing Arts. Oshinski is passionate about Veterans’ care and is committed to further improving the level of excellence exemplified within the Great Lakes Health Care System.

The VA Great Lakes Health Care System, VISN 12, with its eight medical centers, 38 outpatient clinics, eight nursing homes, and six domiciliaries, provides health care services to the 700,000 Veterans who reside within its four-state (Illinois, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin, and Northwest Indiana) area. VISN 12 also has the country’s first fully-integrated VA and Department of Defense medical facility, the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center.