Virginia Health Practitioners' Monitoring Program

Telephone: (804) 597-4217
Fax: (804) 381-4310

Department of Health Professions (DHP)
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463
United States

The following information is supplied by FSPHP state members on an annual basis. It outlines the full range of program structures and services available.


  • Christina C. Buisset, Health Practitioners' Monitoring Program (HPMP) Manager, Department of Health Professions

Program Structure

Program is operated by:

  • Other: The Department of Health Professions (DHP) Health Practitioners' Monitoring Program (HPMP) provides an alternative to disciplinary action for practitioners with a substance use diagnosis, a mental health or physical diagnosis, that may alter their ability to practice their profession safely.  While Virginia HPMP is housed within the Department of Health Professions, we contract with the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS), Department of Psychiatry, Division of Addiction Psychiatry to provide the monitoring and clinical services.

Does this program have a formal contractual relationship with the state medical board?

  • Yes

Program Services

Types of disease, illness, or conditions monitored:

  • Substance Use
  • Mental health
  • Physical illness

Populations served:

  • Other: Virginia HPMP services are available to all license types within the Department of Health Professions 13 health regulatory boards.  To be eligible for participation in Virginia HPMP practitioners must have a current, active license, certification or registration or a multi-state licensure privilege, or is an applicant for initial or reinstatement of licensure, certification, or registration for up to one year from the date of receipt of their application.


Primary sources of funding for this program:

  • Other: Department of Health Professions

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