State Medical Board Peer Review

Approved October 2017
 
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) affirms that peer review of emergency medicine practice by any entity including state licensing boards should be performed by a physician who is currently licensed in a state, territory or area constituting legal jurisdiction of the US as a doctor of medicine or osteopathic medicine; be certified by a recognized certifying body in emergency medicine (American Board of Emergency Medicine, American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine, or in pediatric cases, the American Board of Pediatrics as a certifying body in pediatrics that provides certification for pediatricians in the subspecialty of pediatric emergency medicine), and be in full-time clinical practice of emergency medicine for at least five years (exclusive of training) immediately preceding the date of the occurrence giving rise to the review.
 
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