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Economic Violence Against Doctors

Doctors are not poor but heavily dependent on their medical licenses in order to earn an income. More so than anyone else in another profession, our licenses mean everything to us. We spend over a decade to get to a place where we can see patients independently. This license is what’s used to inflict economic […]

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$500 Fine Stands for False Advertisement

I posted in this recent post that the California Medical Board was investigating me for false advertisement. They claimed that I intentionally advertised myself as a board certified physician even though I wasn’t considered board certified by California standards. Informal Telephone Hearing I had an informal telephone hearing with someone from the Department of Consumer […]

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Withdrawing Your State Medical License

It’s not easy getting rid of a state medical license. Here are some options if you choose to change states or get rid of a license.

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$500 Fine for False Advertisement by California Medical Board

I received a certified letter from the California Medical Board in which I was notified of a $500 fine for false advertisement, claiming to be board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. I am, in fact, board certified in Family Medicine, but not in the state of California. I have a board certification […]

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California Medical Board Hearing

I recently completed my California Medical Board hearing and it was an eye-opening experience. Buckle down because this is going to be a long one. There should be a lot to learn from this and I’ve had some time to reflect on this recent experience. This was an administrative hearing before an administrative judge where […]