The Board

Posted in Latest News on May 21, 2013.

The Florida Board of Medicine plays a leading role in the ever-changing health care environment through dialogue with the public, the legislature, academia and the medical community.

The Board consists of fifteen members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. Twelve members of the board must be licensed physicians in good standing in this state who are residents of the state and who have been engaged in the active practice or teaching of medicine for at least four years immediately preceding their appointment.

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