How to Maintain Your License to Practice In Pennsylvania

Many physicians are surprised to learn that there are a number of things outside of clinical skills that can threaten your ability to practice medicine in Pennsylvania.

Download Physician Career Basics (PAMED members only) to find out what physicians should know about:

  • Pa.'s Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (Mcare) Act Includes details on medical professional liability coverage, informed consent, healthcare associated infections, and more.
  • State opioid legislation, including laws that address the PA PDMP and prescribing limits.
  • How the state handles discipline of health care practitioners through its Bureau of Enforcement and Investigation.
  • CME and license renewal requirements.
  • Additional Pennsylvania laws and regulations that directly affect you.


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