WVSMA Membership Benefits
BRAND NEW BENEFITS CRAFTED JUST FOR YOU
Strong advocacy at the Capitol to protect, advocate and initiate legislation that promotes improved healthcare, medical liability reform and many other issues affecting physicians and patients.
Did you know WVSMA helped pass legislation regarding prior authorization, certificate of merit and office-based medication-assisted treatment rules? WVSMA also worked on immunization and dangers of tobacco issues in the legislature. Ask us today about how we always advocate for YOU.
Regular communications from the WVSMA regarding the latest information on healthcare developments, advocacy updates from the Capitol, the Wesgram online, and more.
Members will receive member-only rates for conferences and other events that will differ from nonmember physicians and the general public. See our upcoming meetings on our website.
Discounted Hotel Rates
Members receive a 3-letter code to redeem exclusive negotiated rates at select hotels for personal or business use, 365 days a year. Rates are inclusive of overnight parking and in-room WiFi.
Human Resources Services
AlignHR is offering WVSMA members a discount on their popular Retainer Package and Association Package (WVSMA member exclusive.) Members will have access to compliance services, advising, resources such as an HR portal, legal updates, and discounts on all other services. Visit the Human Resources icon on the WVSMA website to learn more.
West Virginia State Medical Association and Professional Risk Associates, Inc. are partnering to provide medical professional liability coverage and other insurance services to WVSMA members by creating the WVSMA Insurance Program.
This program is sponsored by WVSMA and managed by Professional Risk to enhance insurance products and services provided to WVSMA Members.
Benefits include risk advisors with more than 30 years experience working on members’ behalf, access to knowledgeable service providers available to assist with policy maintenance and questions, and complimentary access to Professional Risk's premiere client services.
Professional Risk is located at the WVSMA Headquarters in Charleston where our experienced risk advisors, Gregg Moore and Steve Brown, are available to assist members with their insurance needs. If you have any questions regarding the WVSMA Insurance Program, please contact us at (800) 445-4408.
West Virginia Medical Journal
A copy of the highly acclaimed West Virginia Medical Journal (WVMJ), published quarterly. The WVMJ is the only West Virginia peer-reviewed medical journal in print. The print version is also available online for members only. Members receive a 10% advertising discount.
Members will receive exclusive access to the WVSMA membership directory and can network with other members, update personal information in the directory and view committees online.
Members receive a personal login to the WVSMA website and InfoHub, the member connection and resource center, that houses member exclusive content, including the West Virginia Medical Journal, News from Under the Dome, the Member Directory, and more. The InfoHub enables members to build their profile, register for events, review account history, pay invoices and make donations—all in one place!
WVSMA Mentorship Program
WVSMA’s Mentorship Program connects experienced physicians with students, residents and physicians who are in the first 10 years of their practice after medical school through a formal mentor-mentee pairing program. Participants have the opportunity to develop career-changing relationships that grow into a lifelong bond with colleagues.
Visit our WVSMA Mentorship Program web page to sign up as a mentor, mentee, or both!
Networking and CME
Members can more easily network within the WVSMA community through:
- Members only access to the membership directory
- Multiple CME available conferences, including the Healthcare Summit held at the Greenbrier Resort
- Web-based CME courses
- County society membership and meeting attendance
What other benefits would you find valuable? Contact us today to share your thoughts.