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State Medical Board Licensing Articles


Through our experience in licensing thousands of physicians we have compiled a short article on which States have the fastest process in the Nation. These States should be considered in the Hall of Fame for Efficiency, Expediency, and Customer Service....


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The contents of this article are based on general observations of the State Medical Board's reaction to Physicians seeking to license in the various States for the purpose of Telemedicine. We are limiting this article to Telemedicine and not including Teleradiology, Telepathology, or Tele-Intraopera...


The Illinois Medical Board's licensing process is typical of the process for the majority of other medical boards. The Illinois Medical License process has a few unique requirements which separate this medical board from the others.

The Illinois Medical Board recently resolved its' budget crisis....


Some States do not reciprocate disciplinary actions taken by other State Medical Boards. There is not general pattern or list of States which do or do not. Therefore it is pot luck but the more medical licenses you have and the more spread out they are the greater the chances that some of the States...


In the USA, there are two States which recognizes United Kingdom Internships, Residencies, and Fellowship. One of these States recognizes the medical examination administered through the General Medical Council of the United Kingdom, Scotland, and Ireland.

With the Maine Medical Board, MedLicens...


A David Letterman style top ten list for the Easiest Medical Boards, Most Difficult Medical Boards, Physician Friendly Medical Boards, and Anti-Physician Medical Boards.

Top Ten List - Easiest State Medical Boards to Apply to:

  1. Indiana State Medical Board
  2. Michigan State Medical Board
  3. Connecti...

We have obtained statistics from 2002 which provides the number of Medical Board Disciplinary Actions taken against their Physicians by State. The tables are meant to provide a general overview of how Anti-Doctor each State Medical Board may or may not be.

Ranking of Serious Doctor Disciplinary Ac

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MedLicense.com has a short list of attorneys who are recognized in their State as a leader in their field - State Medical Board Licensing Issues.

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MedLicense.com has provided a brief list of the required Steps for an International Medical Graduate to take in order to obtain a Medical License in the USA.

Step by Step Guide:

Obtain your ECFMG Certificate

Pass the first 2 Steps of the USMLE

Enter the ERAS Match

Complete 2-3 years of Res...


Our experience is unmatched in the field of Teleradiology and Telemedicine. Radiologist and Locum Tenens Specialist have utilized our services to obtain licenses in all 50 States. It is not uncommon for MedLicense.com to provide nationwide licensure services to Teleradiologist setting up Teleradiolo...


Recently we had a license for an International Medical School Graduate issued in under 3 months in the State of California. The Medical Board of California received the application on 3/09/2011. The Physician had multiple L6 Clinical Clerkship Forms to be completed by the Clinical Hospitals in the U...


MedLicense.com can now push through Puerto Rico Medical Licenses in 3 to 5 months. This is a drastic improvement from the 6 to 12 month average for most applicants. MedLicense.com has a representative on the ground in Puerto Rico who will physically visit the PR Medical Board on a Bi-Weekly Basis to...



The last items from Dr. Ixxxxx's Florida application was logged in today by the Florida Medical Board. Her application was submitted on 11/08/2010. The AMA profile, which was lost somewhere between the AMA and the Physician's Analyst at Florida was re-requested 2 weeks ago and arrived today. Her lic...


We received confirmation this week that a pending license application for one of our Physicians who was applying to the South Carolina Medical Board was issued. His application was filed on September 29th, 2010. He did not have a FCVS Packet in place so this process had to be set up from scratch. Al...


Today I had a client who called me about the status of his application with the State of Florida. His medical school had sent the forms from overseas to the Florida Medical Board via DHL. DHL provided proof that the Florida Board signed for the package. The analyst at the Florida Medical Board claim...


This month we had a license issued for Hawaii in 58 days. The physician had to have the license issued in under 3 months. As such we took measures which insured delivery of all required verifications and the license was issued within our client's required deadline. The client then sent us a nice Tha...


Today we were notified by one of our clients that his Texas Medical License Application is now complete and he has cleared the 2nd Review. With this his Temporary License has been issued. This type of time frame is obtainable if the physician is willing to submit the Fingerprint Cards and take the J...



Today we were notified that our latest physician applying to the State of Massachusetts was issued his license in just under 40 days. His application was filed with the Massachusetts Medical Board on 06/11/10. We expedited the process and guided our client to a successful completion of one of the mo...


The Missouri Medical Board issued our first license to a Physician who took the Puerto Rico Medical Examination. Missouri is the only Medical Board which still sponsors the Puerto Rico Medical Examination. We currently have a number of pending applications in Missouri from our clients based in Puert...


We received notice today that a client whose application was submitted at the end of February was issued in Massachusetts. Massachusetts typically runs between 3 to 6 months. The reasons for this are two fold. They verify malpractice coverage for the past 10 years and the Massachusetts Medical Board...



MedLicense.com just received notice that another license by the New Jersey Medical Board was issued in under 60 days. The application was submitted to the Board on 2/26/2010. The Physician authorized MedLicense.com to expedite the process at the start. The license was issued to the Physician today,...


The Medical Board of California has reduce the average time it takes to review an application from 6 months (last Summer) to 3 months (average this Spring). With the reduction in the review time comes a reduction in the licensure times. Many different factors influence the speed at which a medical l...


Many State Medical Boards are moving to an online Application Status Report System. State Medical Boards which have moved to this type of online system include California, Oregon, Texas, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Michigan. All...


The best indicator of the future is the past. Know the past and you have a window in the future. The same is true for Government Run Health Care and Licensure. Because the USA is a Republic with the States having Sovereignty over their borders, there will never be a national license program which re...


Physicians now have a 4 months wait for the Medical Board of California to review applications once submitted to the Board. This means that the licensure process for California will now run 4 to 8 months depending on the physician, yes answers to the application, and the educational back ground of t...


MedLicense.com has decided to no longer accept contracts for the licensure process for the Territory of Puerto Rico. On a current client, the physician had to fly to Puerto Rico because the Medical Board is not accepting calls or responding to emails to check the status of his application. The Board...


Are you scheduled to take the SPEX Examination and need help studying for it? One of our clients took and passed it recently. He informed us that he used the 1400 page text book by McGraw, Hill, Lang - Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment ( Amazon,.com http://www.amazon.com/CURRENT-Medical-Diagno...