MSVIA serves members of the Medical Society of Virginia
along with other Virginia physicians through a variety of programs and services.
Hamrick, III, MD, MBA, is the president of the Medical Society of Virginia
. Hamrick, a pulmonary and critical care medicine physician in Richmond, has shown his commitment to organized medicine by serving in a variety of roles.
The compromise was worked out by members of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the Medical Society of Virginia
, recent adversaries in the fight over tort reform.
The Medical Society of Virginia
, the Virginia Health Care Association, the Virginia Hospital Association, and the Virginia Bar Association all worked against its passage.
The Chamber of Commerce and the Medical Society of Virginia
determined they had no objections.
Richard Szucs, the newly installed president of physician advocacy group the Medical Society of Virginia
, treads the line between the two, working to represent the interests of more than 30,000 physicians, physician assistants, students and specialists throughout the state, to ensure that their needs, and the needs of their patients, are properly considered when legislators make the rules.
Scott Johnson with the Medical Society of Virginia
said the trial lawyers' proposal to allow loss-of-consortium claims would expose doctors to liability outside their insurance coverage and unrestrained by the medical malpractice cap.