Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Ethical standards for practice
Action 1334
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of regulatory action is to establish in regulation the standards of ethics by which practitioners of the healing arts must conduct their practice. The intent is to set forth by regulation the code of ethics, either by incorporation by reference or by adoption of a code assimilated from all professions of the healing arts.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2367 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/27/2003.
2830 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/28/2005.
3281 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/19/2005.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4621    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.