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Board: State Medical Board

Board identification number: 061


Authority: AS 08.64.010; AS 08.01.010; AS 08.03.010

Status: Active

Sunset date: June 30, 2023

Requirements: Legislative Confirmation

Prohibitions: A member who has served all or part of two successive terms may not be reappointed unless four years have elapsed since the person last served. Public members cannot be engaged in, have a legal contract with a member of, or have a direct financial interest in the medical field

Term: 4 years

Chair: Governor may select

Description: The board consists of 8 members appointed by Governor: 5 licensed physicians residing in as many separate Alaska judicial districts as possible, 1 physician assistant licensed under AS 08.64.107, and 2 persons with no direct financial interest in the health care industry.

Function: The Board is responsible for the licensing, regulation, and discipline of allopathic and osteopathic physicians, podiatrists, physician assistants, and mobile intensive care paramedics in the State of Alaska.

Special facts: A quorum consists of 5 members who serve at the pleasure of the Governor (AS 08.01.020). The board is staffed with an executive administrator located in Juneau. Members serve until a successor is appointed. An appointment to fill a vacancy is for the remainder of the unexpired term.

Compensation: Standard Travel and Per Diem

Meetings: At least 4 times per year, usually quarterly. Location of the meeting varies between as many geographical areas of the state as possible.

For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
Natalie Norberg
Executive Administrator, Medical Board
Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing
DCC P.O. Box 110806 M/S 0800
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
Phone: (907)465-6243

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