Illinois Medical Practice Act Regulates Licensure and Discipline

Licensure The Act speci es many details regarding medical licensure, including: • Requirements for medical education and tness for licensure; • The term of each license and conditions for renewal; • Continuing medical education requirements; • Licensure fees and the purposes for which they may be used; and • General terms under which medical students, residents, and visiting physicians may practice. Discipline The Act also speci es many details regarding medical discipline, including: • Penalties for practicing medicine without a license or beyond the scope of one’s license; • What disciplinary actions may be taken by IDFPR, including restriction, suspension, or revocation of licenses; • 43 speci c grounds for discipline, ranging from gross negligence to record-keeping failures; • Fines that may be levied by IDFPR in addition to any disciplinary action; and • Requirements for con dentiality of all materials related to disciplinary proceedings.

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Illinois Medical Practice Act Regulates Licensure and Discipline

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