When Do You Get Your Medical License?

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The process of becoming a licensed physician is complex, with many steps along the way. Although graduating from medical school is a momentous occasion for a physician, becoming a licensed physician is also an essential step in the process. Amid completing medical school, residency training, fellowship training, and completing a licensing examination sequence, when do…

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Renewing Your APRN License

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Renewing Advanced Practice Registered Nursing (APRN) licenses can be tricky and time consuming. Especially for APRNs holding multiple board certifications in more than one state, APRN licensure maintenance is burdensome. Whether you are a nurse practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist or Certified Nurse-Midwife, our licensing specialists at MLG can help make your…

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What is an FSMB Uniform Application?

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The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) is a national organization that represents the 71 state medical and osteopathic boards of the United States and its territories. Their Uniform Application for Licensure (UA) is a web-based application, designed to enhance the nation’s state-based licensure system by improving license portability. It eliminates the need for physicians,…

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Which States are the Most Difficult to Obtain Medical Licenses In?

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Planning is one of the most important elements of successfully obtaining a medical license in any state. Physicians and other healthcare professionals know firsthand the importance of being prepared for any situation, and MLG helps our clients achieve this when it comes to the medical licensure process. Simply put, some states are more difficult than…

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A Guide to Medical Licensing for Locum Tenens

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Physicians who work as locum tenens play an essential role in healthcare and have become increasingly important to the communities they serve. At MLG, we know how hard locum tenens physicians work to stay abreast of their licensure and credentialing requirements, and we want to help. Our services are a perfect fit for busy locum…

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Do I Qualify for an Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) License?

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Qualifying for and obtaining an Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) license can be a major turning point in the life of a busy physician juggling multi-state licensure. Although the process of obtaining an IMLC license is no easy task, the process will go smoother if you can prove that you meet every qualification requirement. MLG…

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A Guide to Medical Licensing for Residents

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Graduating from medical school is a proud moment in the life of any physician. However, obtaining a medical license is an equally important part of earning the privilege to practice medicine and should also be celebrated. The process of obtaining a resident medical license typically begins in the U.S. when medical students take the first…

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Which States are the Easiest to Obtain Medical Licenses In?

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Given how complex the medical licensure process can be, it makes sense for physicians to gather as much information as possible about the nuances of a particular state medical board before applying. Do they routinely reject applications? Do they stick to their posted timelines? Do they commonly ask for information beyond what is required in…

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How to Get an APRN License

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Getting an Advanced Practice Registered Nursing (APRN) license is more involved than simply earning an advanced nursing degree and passing a certification exam. Whether you are a nurse practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist or Certified Nurse-Midwife, getting and maintaining your APRN license can be time consuming. At MLG, our licensing specialists are…

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How Professional Medical Licensing Services Can Make the Medical Licensing Process Easier

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There is no doubt that physicians are perfectly capable of navigating the medical licensing process alone. However, when time away from practice is valuable and mistakes made in haste can jeopardize a physician’s livelihood and ability to help patients, sometimes it makes sense to engage a professional medical licensing service. The goal of a professional…

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