The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) is entrusted to represent and advance physicians and patients of every specialty and practice setting across the Commonwealth of Virginia. MSV provides recommendations to the Governor’s office for the selection of qualified individuals to fill State Board, Task Force and Committee positions. As a member of MSV, you are encouraged to apply for one or more of these positions where you’ll have the chance to engage in the formulation of guidance and policies that oversee organized medicine and public health.

We invite you to complete our application for these gubernatorial appointment opportunities. MSV endorsement is contingent upon our peer review committee which will consider your qualifications.

Below is a list of highlighted state board openings available to physicians:
Updated 12/8/16

Board Name Description

State-Designated

Qualifications

Advisory Board on Genetic Counseling   Physician of medicine or osteopathy with experience in genetic counseling
Advisory Board on Occupational Therapy   Medical doctor
Board of Medical Assistance Services Serves as the advisory body to the Department of Medical Assistance Services, the state agency which administers Medicaid and the state Children’s Health Insurance Program. A provider
Board of Medicine The self-policing agency for Virginia physicians whose duties include the licensing of practitioners, evaluation of complaints against practitioners for misconduct and establishment of regulations governing the practice of medicine. Resident of 5th Congressional District
Board of Medicine The self-policing agency for Virginia physicians whose duties include the licensing of practitioners, evaluation of complaints against practitioners for misconduct and establishment of regulations governing the practice of medicine. Osteopathic physician
Commonwealth Health Research Board The Boards' primary responsibility is to make grants for human health research, especially for those efforts that have potential of maximum human health benefits for citizens of the Commonwealth. Seat 3
Department of Motor Vehicles Medical Advisory Board The Board assists the Commissioner through the development of medical and health standards for use in the issuance of driver’s licenses. Licensed Virginia physician
Health Workforce Development Authority The mission of the VHWDA is to facilitate the development of a statewide health professions pipeline that identifies, educates, recruits, and retains a diverse, appropriately geographically distributed and culturally competent quality workforce. Health Professional/Employer Representative (3)
Health Workforce Development Authority The mission of the VHWDA is to facilitate the development of a statewide health professions pipeline that identifies, educates, recruits, and retains a diverse, appropriately geographically distributed and culturally competent quality workforce. Health Professional/Edu/Training Representative (3)
Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians Board This board licenses individuals who test and fit hearing aids, and individuals who fit and sell prescription glasses and contact lenses. Otolaryngologist
State Child Fatality Review Team The Team is tasked with developing recommendations for prevention, education and improved child death investigation. MSV Representative
State Child Fatality Review Team The Team is tasked with developing recommendations for prevention, education and improved child death investigation. Virginia College of Emergency Physicians Representative
State Child Fatality Review Team The Team is tasked with developing recommendations for prevention, education and improved child death investigation. Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Representative
State Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board The Advisory Board provides advice and counsel regarding methods and procedures for planning, developing and maintaining a statewide emergency medical services (EMS) system to the OEMS and the State Board of Health.  Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Representative
University of Virginia and Affiliated Schools, Board of Visitors The Rector and Visitors serve as the corporate board for the University of Virginia, and are responsible for long-term planning of the University.  Seat 2
University of Virginia and Affiliated Schools, Board of Visitors The Rector and Visitors serve as the corporate board for the University of Virginia, and are responsible for long-term planning of the University. Seat 5
University of Virginia and Affiliated Schools, Board of Visitors The Rector and Visitors serve as the corporate board for the University of Virginia, and are responsible for long-term planning of the University. Seat 9
University of Virginia and Affiliated Schools, Board of Visitors The Rector and Visitors serve as the corporate board for the University of Virginia, and are responsible for long-term planning of the University. Seat 10
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority, Board of Directors The Authority is charged by statute with the missions of operating its hospitals as teaching hospitals for the benefit of the health sciences schools of VCU, providing high quality patient care and providing a site for medical and biomedical research. Physician/Faculty
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth The Board of Trustees governs the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth. Oncologist
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth The Board of Trustees governs the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth. Pulmanologist
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth The Board of Trustees governs the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth. Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Representative

Questions? Contact Government Affairs staff at (804) 377-1037 or govtaffairs@msv.org.

 

 

 

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