- Court vacates board’s unexplained denial of reciprocal license for military spouse
- Board appeals malpractice ruling that undermined its 2016 revocation of doctor’s license—and wins
- Revocation and $430,000 in fines and legal costs upheld for “massive” fraud by doctor
- Federal court allows suit over lifetime monitoring of licensee with psychiatric condition to proceed
- Court overturns revocation for 2007 child sexual assault conviction
A study by Public Citizen’s Health Research Group using data from the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) showed that, of the sexual misconduct cases reported to state medical boards, 70% of offending physicians did not face state sanctions. Without medical board action, a physician sanctioned by one hospital can continue to practice elsewhere with a valid medical license.
Full story at Citizen.org.