The 2018 General Assembly Session amended the Code of Virginia (SB226) to require reporting by veterinarians to the PMP under certain conditions. These requirements will become effective on July 1, 2018.
Please review the FAQs regarding the new PMP reporting requirements for veterinarian. This document contains links to the legislation, applicable PMP forms, and the DEA registration website.
The Assistance Program & Work-Life Services are available to VVMA members and their immediate family. Reasons to use this program include: marital difficulties, parenting, stress, depression, work-related concerns, alcohol and drug use/abuse, grief and loss, or preventative. Help is available 24/7/365
VA Dept. of Health Professions, Health Practitioners' Monitoring Program
Available services from the VA Dept. of Health Professions include intake, referrals for assessment and/or treatment, monitoring, and alcohol and drug toxicology screens. For additional information click the link above.
AVMA Wellness & Peer Assistance Tools
Veterinarians face singular challenges in their jobs, and the rates of suicide and depression are unusually high among U.S. veterinarians. Get started with our self-assessment tool. Click the title above.
Designed for current students, new veterinarians and rising professionals, the site provides resources on career planning (e.g. student externship locator), financial health (e.g. veterinary salary estimator), and career planning (e.g. well being assessment). Click the title above.