A historic milestone in health research: over 1 million Veterans enrolled and counting!

MVP is dedicated to understanding the unique experiences of Veterans, and the relationships between genetics and health conditions that affect Veterans. The discoveries from this important research can improve health care for everyone.

Thank you to every Veteran who joins our mission. Your participation today leads to a healthier tomorrow.



Join the Million Veteran Program

Any Veteran can join MVP online.

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Step 1. Securely sign in through one of our sign-in partners like MyHealtheVet, DS Logon, LOGIN.gov, or ID.me.


Step 2. Complete the consent process and allow our program access to your health records.


Step 3. Provide a blood sample, either by mail or by scheduling an appointment at a participating VA.


Step 4. Complete Surveys about health, lifestyle, military experiences, and exposures.

Prefer to join our program in-person? Call 866-441-6075 to make an appointment at a participating VA.

Leading the charge for better care, better health

1 million and more!

1 million and more!

Learn more about our mission to improve health for Veterans today and tomorrow.

MVP's impact

MVP's impact

Check out our Science Corner to learn about scientific discoveries thanks to MVP.

Have questions?

Have questions?

Explore our FAQs for answers to common questions about joining MVP, privacy, and more.

MVP makes discoveries that matter to Veterans

  • Mental health: We're working to find earlier and better preventions and treatments for PTSD, depression, anxiety, and suicide
  • Heart health: We’re studying what puts people at risk – and what protects people – from different kinds of heart diseases
  • Cancer: We’ve made advances in areas like breast cancer and prostate cancer, with more cancers studied every year
  • Wellness: We're finding ways for Veterans to live healthier lives through nutrition and lifestyle choices
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Women Veterans Day

In recognition of Women Veterans Day, thank you to all the service women -- past, present, and future. We value all the women Veterans who have joined MVP! Read more as we share stories about two of our partners and to learn about the important work MVP researchers are doing on women’s health.