The following is a list of our committees. Please click on the name of a committee below to view its description, officers and members.

Advocacy CommitteeAdvocacy Committee

The Advocacy Committee’s purpose is to establish MSV’s long-term legislative agenda and will meet up to four times a year, with two in-person meetings in July and October. The Committee will consist of the MSV President-Elect, one physician from each MSV district, one practice manager, one physician assistant, and one academic medical center representative. MSV staff will present the Summit proposals to the M SV Advocacy Committee along with the collective feedback from the Summit attendees, Specialty Advisory Council and web comments. The Committee will then consider all feedback along with input from the MSV Board of Directors to further consider the proposals and prioritize MSV’s legislative agenda.

Bylaws CommitteeBylaws Committee

​​​​​​The Bylaws Committee considers and makes written recommendations for disposition of all properly proposed amendments in its report to the House of Delegates.

Intrastate Accreditation CommitteeIntrastate Accreditation Committee

The MSV is recognized by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as an accreditor of intrastate providers of continuing medical education (CME). As such, the MSV accreditation program follows the ACCME’s Marker of Equivalency. Through the MSV Intrastate Accreditation Committee (IAC), Virginia CME providers are accredited and monitored for compliance with the Accreditation Criteria, Standards of Commercial Support and MSV Accreditation Policies. Accreditation decisions are made by the IAC for MSV providers through a process which involves review of submitted Self Study for Accreditation, select CME activity files, and from interviews with representatives of the applicant organization. 

Specialty Advisory CouncilSpecialty Advisory Council

The purpose of the Specialty Advisory Council is to evaluate Advocacy Summit proposals and provide feedback and priorities to MSV’s Advocacy Committee from each participating specialty society. The Council will consist of one physician representative from each active medical specialty.