Board of Medicine

Review Process

An application for initial licensure is considered open from the date the application form is received in the board office with the non-refundable initial licensure fee. After reviewing each application, staff will notify the physician about how to resolve any problems or deficiencies identified by the reviewer.

If the final review indicates no questions or concerns regarding the applicant's qualifications for licensure, staff may administratively grant the license. If the final review indicates questions or concerns that cannot be remedied by continued communication with the physician, the executive director, the director of licensure and administration, and the director of legal affairs shall determine whether the questions or concerns indicate any uncertainty about the applicant's current qualifications for licensure.

If there is no current concern, staff shall administratively grant the license. If any concern exists, the application shall be referred to the Licensure Committee.

Staff shall refer to the committee for review matters which include but are not limited to:

If the committee is able to eliminate questions or concerns without dissension from staff or a committee member, the committee may direct staff to grant the license administratively. If the committee is not able to eliminate questions or concerns without dissension from staff or a committee member, the committee shall recommend that the board:

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