VOS Member Benefits

The Virginia Orthopaedic Society is committed to addressing the needs of the orthopaedic surgeon. We care about you and your practice.

Why Join VOS

 The benefits of becoming a member of the Virginia Orthopaedic Society are numerous and include:

  • Lobbying at the state level on many issues including COPN reform, the role of the physical therapist in musculoskeltal care, coordinate legislative efforts with MSV
  • Discounted registration fees to the VOS Annual Meeting
  • A link to your practice’s website, allowing patients and physicians to access your site: Find A Doctor’ search feature
  • Quarterly newsletter
  • Ortho-PAC: The Political Voice of Virginia’s Orthopaedists
  • Representation on the AAOS Board of Councilors
  • Members only portal
  • Voting rights
  • Professional networking
  • VOS membership mobile app
  • Free job postings on the VOS website
  • VOS membership directory
  • Career resources

What does the Virginia Orthopaedic Society Advocacy do for you?

  • Represents orthopaedic surgeons and your patients at the Virginia General Assembly and Regulatory Agencies
  • Advances Certificate of Public Need (COPN) reforms to improve orthopaedists’ ability to bring new services and technologies to patients
  • Fights for fair reimbursement and rules for orthopaedic care provided to workers compensation patients
  • Advocates for reasonable rules to combat opioid and pain medication misuse and addiction
  • Defends orthopaedic practices’ right to provide physical therapy and other ancillary services
  • Maintains safe scope of practice limits on physical therapy, chiropractic, and podiatry
  • Promotes “fair business practices” for the insurance industry
  • Recommends orthopaedists for appointments to key commissions and public workgroups
  • Protects Medicaid reimbursement rates to maintain access to services
  • Successfully pursues AAOS grants for advocacy programs
  • Recognizes legislators through VOS “Legislator of the Year” award
  • Supports Virginia candidates through ORTHO-PAC


Membership Application [PDF]
Membership Application [Online]


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Receive a 10% discount on member dues for your practice or institution by enrolling in our group billing program. The Society will send one comprehensive renewal notice to include all the VOS members in your practice or institution. Contact Greg Leasure, Membership Manager, at VOSmembership@societyhq.com or 804-565-6305 to establish group billing for your member dues or to find out more about the 10% discount.