VMS provides services to specialty societies that not only serve to bolster the specialty society as an organization but also to increase the communication and collaboration between the specialty societies and the VMS. This has increased the visibility and knowledge of both societies and has contributed to many successes over the years.
Under these contracts, VMS provides services to the Specialty Society thatmay include:
Membership database coordinate and Membership recruitment
Newsletter formation and distribution
Website creation and/or maintenance
Organizing and attending meetings
Representing the Specialty Society at meetings, as needed
Handling of media inquiries
Financial management, including depositing checks, paying bills, generating financial reports, maintaining filings with the Secretary of State, and tax filings.
Legislative monitoring and limited lobbying, including informing Specialty Society of pending legislation of interest and testifying or coordinating Specialty Society member testimony on specific bills
The American Academy of Pediatrics Vermont Chapter (AAPVT) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the physical, mental, and social health and well-being of the state’s infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. AAPVT works to achieve these goals by using the collective voice of Vermont’s pediatricians to improve the lives of Vermont’s youth through public education, research, child advocacy and policy development.
We're a chapter of over 400 members. Our mission is to promote professionalism and education of our members. Founded in 1915, the American College of Physicians (ACP) is the nation's largest medical specialty society. ACP is the nation's largest medical specialty organization. ACP, founded in 1915, and ASIM, founded in 1956 merged in July of 1998. Membership comprises more than 163,000 internal medicine physicians and medical students. Internists provide the majority of health care to adults in America.
Vermont Chapter membership ensures the provision of high quality, evidence-based clinical practice, to strengthen the ethical code of practice for surgeons and to promote a healthy communication protocol amongst physicians. Chapters provide for a close association of their common effort to improve the quality of surgical care. ACS chapters plan to accomplish its objectives by establishing a solid organizational structure via the standard governance guidelines of the College, educating young surgeons and surgical residents, and giving a medium through which surgical experiences can be presented and discussed.
We are committed to advocating on behalf of the state’s family physicians and promoting health among Vermonters. VTAFP strives to protect the importance of the physician/patient relationship within the health care system, promote a positive practice environment and assist in the development of a unified voice on public policy issues that affect the health of Vermonters.
As a member of the Vermont Ophthalmological Society we work together with our peers to improve our knowledge as physicians and care of our patients by providing quality education and networking to enhance professional development and through advocacy efforts to make sure that patients have access to high quality, safe eye care.
The Vermont Orthopaedic Society is a membership organization of orthopedic surgeons, dedicated to the musculoskeletal health of all Vermonter’s.
The Vermont Psychiatric Association (VPA) is the state’s largest organization of psychiatrists. It’s approximately 130 members specialize in the treatment of mental health disorders and are committed to advancing the practice of psychiatric care in the state. The VPA is a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association.
The Vermont State Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons welcomes all practicing Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons as well as residents, medical students, and retired physicians to join us.