Joining the Virginia Podiatric Medical Association

To join the Virginia Podiatric Medical Association, please download and complete the application below and contact the VPMA office to determine your appropriate dues amount.

Click here for the APMA Membership Application

After completing the application, please forward to the executive director for processing and invoicing.

Virginia Podiatric Medical Association
3733 Benson Drive
Raleigh NC 27609
877-406-8762
vpma@uptonassociates.com


Change of Membership Status

The American Podiatric Medical Association and the Virginia Podiatric Medical Association have numerous options for member physicians who are no longer practicing, who have experienced a decrease in practice hours due to age, illness, or family situation, and for those working part-time. Contact the executive director for additional information.

Resident Application 

5.4 Application
A member for whom payment of dues and/or special assessments would constitute a hardship by reason of physical disability, illness, or other reasons, provided the reasons are investigated and set forth by the member’s component society or association and provided the member is excused from payment by that component society or association.

 Non-Practicing
A DPM who is permanently disabled, who is a member in good standing, AND for whom the payment of dues may constitute a hardship, may be classified as a permanently disabled member. “Permanently disabled” shall mean total disability that continuously prevents the member from carrying out substantial and material professional duties; such member must be under the regular care of another physician and may not derive any income or profit from any activity as a podiatrist.

 Permanently Disabled
A DPM who is a member in good standing, and who has not been engaged in practice or in dispensing of podiatric medical services for a minimum of one year. To qualify for this category the DPM must not have had their license revoked for any reason.

 Senior Member
A member in good standing who has reached retirement age (62) as provided by the Social Security Administration, or has been forced into curtailment because of illness, AND who is actively engaged in practice for no more than 20 hours per week, AND who has been in good standing for 15 consecutive years.

 Life Member
A member in good standing who has completely retired and remains retired from the practice of podiatric medicine, has attained the age of 65 years, and has been a member in good standing for 15 consecutive years, OR who has completely retired and remains retired from the practice of podiatric medicine and has been a member in good standing for 25 consecutive years; OR who has been in good standing for a minimum of 50 years.