Medical Board of California
The State agency that licenses medical doctors, investigates complaints and
disciplines those who violate the law. The board's primary mission is to
protect the public through the regulation of physicians and other healthcare
California Board of Podiatric Medicine
The unit of the Medical Board of California that regulates doctors of podiatric
Associations and Affiliation Groups
- National Board of Medical Examiners
The NBME is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides high-quality examinations
for the health professions. Protection of the health of the public through state of the art
assessment of health professionals is the mission of the NBME, along with a major commitment to
research and development in evaluation and measurement.
- Coalition for Physician Enhancement(CPE)
The Coalition for Physician Enhancement (CPE) is a consortium of professionals with expertise
in quality assurance, medical education, and the assessment, licensing, and accreditation of
referred physicians seeking higher levels of performance in patient care.
- International Physician Assessment Coalition
The International Physicians Assessment Coalition (IPAC) is a collaboration of people involved
in the performance assessment of physicians and the remediation of doctors who are found to
be performing poorly. This international forum offers the opportunity to inform, review, challenge
and encourage development in this area.
Federation of State Medical Boards
Composed of 69 member boards whose primary responsibilities and obligations are
to protect the public through the regulation of physicians and other healthcare
American Medical Association
AMA's agenda includes standards, ethics, excellence in medical education and
practice, and avocacy on behalf of the medical profession and the patients it
California Medical Association
California Medical Association represents more than 34,000 physicians and is
dedicated to the health of all Californians, and to promoting and protecting
the science and art of medicine.
- AMA Consortium
Process improvement performance measures on common clinical conditions.
Delfini Group, LLC
The mission of Delfini is to assist health care professionals and others by
bringing science into medical practice in an easy-to-understand way. Delfini
provides education and consultation in evidence-based medicine on a variety of
topics including critical appraisal of the medical literature and clinical
CNN.com Health News
Extensive and up-to-the minute health-related news, as well as articles focused
on ethics and parenting; and links to sites including Mayo Clinic Health Oasis