Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-13-.02 - Alabama Physician Health Program
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
In order to carry out its responsibilities under Act 88-536, the Board hereby establishes the Alabama Physician Health Program. The purpose of the program is to develop, maintain, and make available to all licensed physicians programs to render assistance to impaired physicians who voluntary seek medical intervention, treatment and rehabilitation for their impairment. The program shall operate under the direction of the Alabama Physician Wellness Committee as established by Act 88-536. The Committee shall consist of not less than three (3) nor more than fifteen (15) physicians or osteopaths licensed to practice medicine in this State. The members of the Committee will be appointed by the Board and will serve for a term of three (3) years and will be eligible for re-appointment. The Board may remove a Committee member before the expiration of his or her three (3) year term for just cause.
Author: Alabama Board of Medical Examiners
Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, §§ 34-24-400 through 406.
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