Medical State Licensure Information for Senior Physicians
The Senior Physicians Section has assembled these resources on maintaining state licensure and liability requirements for re-entry and volunteerism.
- The AMA's annual book State Medical Licensure Requirements and Statistics includes a table on re-entry regulations of state medical boards and on noneducational temporary or limited licenses.
- Article, Medical Licensure: State Lines Pose Daunting Barriers (American Medical News) Medical boards have taken steps to expedite their medical licensing processes to make it easier for physicians seeking licenses in multiple states. The American Medical Association supports standardization of licensure requirements, greater reciprocity among states and reduced licensing burdens on physicians.
- AMA CME Report 10 (A-12): An Update on Maintenance of Certification, Osteopathic Continuous Certification, and Maintenance of Licensure June 2012, includes an update on the MOL Pilot Projects (see page 8).
- Article, AMA Seeks Clear Path for Doctors' Re-entry into Medicine (American Medical News), States' relicensing requirements vary widely for physicians who want to come back to clinical practice after an extended absence.