The Old Dominion Medical Society is an organization of African-American physicians who practice within the Commonwealth of Virginia. The mission of this organization is to serve as an organized and informed voice for minority physicians and their patients. The ODMS fosters within its membership professional integrity, ethical conduct, and the highest quality of health care delivery. Members of the ODMS serve not only their patient base but also serve minority communities through community education and advocacy.
The Old Dominion Medical Society was organized in 1905. It is the affiliate chapter of the National Medical Association for the state of Virginia. The NMA is divided into seven regions across the United States. The ODMS is a constituent society of NMA Region II which also includes the state of Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia. The component societies of the Old Dominion Medical Society are the Alexander Medical Society, the Norfolk Medical Society, the Peninsula Medical Society, the Richmond Medical Society and the Northern Virginia Medical Society. For more information go to www.nmanet.org.