Membership in VOMA:

Membership in VOMA is open to any physician who is a graduate of an Osteopathic College of Medicine that is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, and holds a license from the Board of Medicine of Virginia to practice as an osteopathic physician.

Membership in VOMA provides:

The opportunity to attend the Spring and Fall conferences at reduced rates for a total of 35 CME hours possible 

Newsletters and communications to keep members informed about industry developments, relevant legislation and members news

Patient referrals from our membership roster

A forum for collegial exchange among fellow osteopathic physicians in Virginia and surrounding states

Membership Types:

Regular Members - Physicians who pay full dues, have full voting privileges and are eligible to hold office.
Dues - $250 per full year, members who join after July 1 of the calendar year pay prorated dues of $125.

Associate Members - Physicians who are on active duty in the United States Armed Forces or Public Health Service who pay reduced dues, but do not have voting privileges and may not hold office.
Dues - $125 per year

Out of State Members - Physicians who are active members of their respective State Osteopathic Organization pay reduced dues, have voting privileges but may not hold elected office.  If there is no active State Osteopathic Association in their home state then full membership can be applied for per "Regular Membership."
Dues $125 per year

Resident-in-Training Members - Physicians who are currently in a Residency or Internship program who pay reduced dues, but do not have voting privileges and may not hold office.
Dues - $75 per year (This is a change eff. 9/08!)

Retired Members - Physicians who derive no income from the practice of medicine who have voting privileges but may not hold office.
No Dues are assessed.

Honorary Life Members - Physicians who have reached the age of 75 years and have remained a VOMA member in good standing for at least 25 years. Honorary Life Members have voting privileges but are not eligible to hold office.
No Dues are assessed.

Student Members - Osteopathic Student Physicians who are interested in practicing in the state of Virginia may make application for membership and thereby be included in the organizations mailings.
Dues - $30 per year.

Membership Process:

Once application for membership is made to VOMA with payment of dues, the application is presented to the membership of VOMA for a vote of acceptance at the next Business Meeting (Spring and Fall of each year). If the voting members accept the application, membership will be granted. Until that vote, membership is listed as “pending” and the applicant will be added to the database and receive all mailings and updates that regular members receive. Click here for a fully-functional, electronic version of our membership application. This can be printed and completed and mailed manually, digitally signed and emailed with Paypal or credit card payment, or simply filled in, printed and mailed; whatever is convenient to you.

The Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association functions as a divisional society of the American Osteopathic Association and is subject to the constitution, by-laws, and code of ethics of the AOA. Members of VOMA agree to abide by the constitution, by-laws and rules of VOMA and the AOA. VOMA does not require membership in the AOA but it is highly encouraged.

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