The Virginia Health and Medical Sciences Educators Association was formed 1978 in response to and for an organizations solely for health occupations educators in Virginia. VAHAMSEA will also further the goals of promoting quality Health and Medical Sciences Education by maintaining affiliations with other professional career and technical Associations such as The Virginia association of Career and Technical Education (VACTE), The Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE), and with HOSA. 

There are regional constituents of the VAHAMSEA associated with their geographical area locations as follows:

Region I & VIII: Richmond

Region II: Tidewater

Region III & IV: Northern Virginia

Region V: Central ( Shenandoah Valley)

Region VI: Danville

Region VII: Far Southwest