board of medical examiners


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A body recognised by a state government, which validates a health professional’s credentials, to determine the individual’s ability to practice medicine in a particular state; the board is also authorised to suspend, place a physician on probation, or revoke his/her license to practice medicine

board of medical examiners

Clinical practice A body recognized by a state government, which validates a health professionals, credentials, to determine the individual's ability to practice medicine in a particular state; the board is also authorized to suspend, place a physician on probation, or revoke his/her license to practice medicine
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Because Bergin refused to accept the positive test and denied that he had a problem, McCall kicked him out of the Oregon Health Professionals Program and reported him to the Board of Medical Examiners.
In August, Judge Michael Hogan dismissed the case, ruling that the statute of limitations had lapsed and that members of the Board of Medical Examiners, as officers of the state, are immune from such litigation.
For an example of a State Board of Medical Examiners disciplinary remedy, see Tenn.
Berry is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
The Board of Nursing and the Board of Medical Examiners have established a work group to propose complementary rules to their respective Boards to get this process started.
First and foremost, it helps people," says longtime Eugene acupuncturist Malvin Falkenstein, chairman of the Acupuncture Advisory Committee of the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners, which licensed acupuncturists in the state.
Now Melnick, 55, is president of the National Board of Medical Examiners, the driving force behind a new licensing test to measure the way physicians communicate with patients that has stirred both excitement and opposition.
Only representatives of the National Board of Medical Examiners, which would administer the test, spoke in favor of it.
However, the resolution urges the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) to hold off on implementation until studies ensure the test is valid, reliable, and effective, and until enough testing sites are in place to preclude excessive expenditures by medical students.
Riley is a Regent and Master of the American College of Physicians, a member of the Society of Medical Administrators, a Diplomate of both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the National Board of Medical Examiners, Chair of the Board of the Association of Minority Heath Professions Schools, and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
In making the transition to CBT, CFP Board is joining many other certifying bodies that administer exams through computer based testing, including the National Board of Medical Examiners, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, American Board of Surgery and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

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