Become a Member

The Medical Society of Virginia's (MSV) vision states our ultimate goal, that "Virginia is the best place in which to practice medicine". Our core purpose is to support Virginia physicians in the practice of medicine, regardless of specialty, employment arrangements or practice setting.

Membership Categories

Whether you are a full time physician, retired physician, physician assistant, a medical student or a resident, MSV is here for you! 

Physician Membership

In order to hold membership in the MSV, you must be a doctor of medicine (M.D.) or doctor of osteopathy (D.O.) with an active Virginia medical license. Active members of MSV are voting members that may hold office in the MSV and serve on committees

Annual dues provide membership January - December (beginning January 1). 

If you have questions about which membership selection is right for you, please call us at 1-800-746-6768 ext. 1050.

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PA Member

Physician assistants must hold an active PA license from the Virginia Board of Medicine.  As affiliate members of MSV, Physician Assistants shall not vote or hold office but shall be entitled to all other privileges of membership including serving on committees or task forces. 

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A resident physician member must be an intern, resident or fellow in an approved training program in Virginia. Once a resident physician joins the MSV, his/her membership is active until the completion of their program. Resident physician membership is terminated automatically when the member completes their training program.

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Student MSV Dues

A student member must attend one of the six medical schools in Virginia with an active MSV chapter (EVMS, LUCOM, VCU, UVA, VCOM, VTC). 

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PA Students

A full-time student in a Virginia program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). 

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Choose the option that best describes you. You will have an opportunity to tell us more about yourself and pay your dues on the following pages.  Please make sure we have your primary email address and whitelist so that you receive important Virginia medical news and MSV updates.