A Message from MSV's President

Jun 8, 2020
Good afternoon, These have been challenging and unprecedented times for the healthcare community, our patients, and the entire world. So, I wanted to take some time to personally address the hardships, tragedies, and triumphs. The COVID-19 Pandemic has shaken the world in ways we could not have...
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Access to PPE for Healthcare Providers

May 13, 2020
Amazon HCP Portal The Virginia Emergency Support Team (VEST) has coordinated with Amazon to ensure organizations on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response in the Commonwealth can purchase critically needed personal protective equipment (PPE) through Amazon Business on a prioritized basis. This...
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The Medical Society of Virginia and VITAL WorkLife Forge Strategic Partnership to Help Physicians and PAs Struggling with Stress, Burnout, and the Effects of COVID-19

May 11, 2020
Joint solution to be called SafeHaven™ with plans to start first pilot in June 2020 MINNEAPOLIS and RICHMOND, VA (May 11, 2020) – To support the needs of physicians and physician assistants (PAs) struggling with stress, burnout and the effects of COVID-19, the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) and...
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Governor Northam Extends Ban on Elective Surgeries, Closure of DMV Offices

Apr 23, 2020
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today extended the current ban on elective surgeries by one week, until May 1, and the closure of Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) public-facing offices by two weeks, until May 11. Virginia State Police are directed to continue suspending the enforcement of motor...
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Executive Order 57 - Licensing Of Health Care Professionals In Response To Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Apr 18, 2020
MSV Statement While hundreds of health care providers are on the frontlines of COVID-19 in Virginia, hundreds of other Virginia’s physicians, PAs, and nurses have been ordered to stay home or only provide limited health care to their patients. Rather than help and work with Virginia’s physicians...
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Health Care Provider Community request for Governor Northam to issue an Executive Order on Liability Protections

Apr 7, 2020
The Honorable Ralph S. Northam Governor of Virginia Re: Legal Protections for Healthcare Providers Dear Governor Northam: The undersigned organizations sincerely thank you for your unwavering support for our health care system and its physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners...
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MSV Recommends All Physicians & Providers Follow Guidelines in Postponing Elective Procedures

Mar 23, 2020
To all physicians and health care providers across the Commonwealth: These are exceptional times. COVID-19 is a risk to the lives and well-being of nearly every American. Even if individuals and their loved ones avoid this virus, the ripple effects across our nation and our Commonwealth will be...
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Mar 5, 2020
The Medical Society of Virginia is working closely with the Virginia Department of Health and other relevant partners within the Commonwealth to ensure that the physician community of Virginia is well informed and have the resources necessary to provide quality care to patients during the...
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Legislative Update - February 28, 2020

Mar 3, 2020
General Assembly session is in the home stretch. We are still focused on several important bills that need your support! Thank you to Dr. Arturo Saavedra for joining us last week and speaking with legislators about the importance of VMAP. Scope of Practice PHARMACISTS On Tuesday, SB 1026 (Dunnavant...
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Legislative Update - February 21, 2020

Feb 24, 2020
General Assembly session is on the other side of crossover and in the home stretch. We are still focused on several important bills that need your support! Scope of Practice PHARMACISTS Del. Sickles HB 1506 and Sen. Dunnavant’s SB 1026 remain in the same place as last week. The House bill awaits a...
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