Licensure of Pysicians

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This Article examines the most significant features of state medical licensure laws: the scope of mandatory licensure, including the important question of authority for delegations of functions; the nature and role of state licensing agencies; qualifications for licensure candidates, including accreditation of medical schools; license registration and renewal, and reinstatement of lapsed licenses; recognition of licenses of other jurisdictions; and license suspension or revocation, and reinstatement of removed licenses.

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Physicians and surgeons

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Edward H. Forgotson (U.C.L.A. School of Medicine)
Ruth Roemer (U.C.L.A. School of Medicine)
Roger W. Newman (George Washington University)

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