Preparing Your Application to the Medical Board

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The medical licensure process can be daunting. Preparing your application to a state medical board requires patience, organization and the ability to strictly follow detailed instructions. As medical licensure experts, we have worked with medical boards in all fifty states and have helped physicians and physician assistants from across the nation achieve licensure efficiently. When…

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Understanding the Role of Medical Boards

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Part of our responsibility as a professional medical licensing service is understanding and respecting the role of state medical boards. Considering how often our licensing specialists interact with each state medical board on behalf of our clients, we have developed an in-depth appreciation for the important work they do to protect patients. For physicians who…

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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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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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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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What are the Requirements for Renewal of a Physician’s Medical License?

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Considering how arduous the medical license renewal process can be for physicians in some states, it is extremely important to understand the renewal requirements. Renewal requirements can change periodically, so keeping up with the latest revisions and being able to compile needed documentation are key. Our licensing specialists help physicians across the nation renew their…

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How Long Does It Take to Get a Medical License?

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If you are a physician who has accepted a new position in a state where you need to obtain a medical license, you have a vested interest in finding out how long it will take to obtain your medical license. The length of the medical licensure process could impact your start date and relocation plans.…

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