Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
The Alabama Physician Wellness Committee may exercise the
following functions and responsibilities:
(a) Receiving and evaluating reports of
suspected impairment from any source including referrals from the
(b) Intervening in case of
impaired physicians to appropriate treatment programs.
(d) Monitoring the treatment and
rehabilitation of impaired physicians.
(e) Providing post treatment monitoring and
after care support of rehabilitated impaired physicians.
(f) Rendering an annual statistical report to
the Board of Medical Examiners on the activities of the Committee in such form
as the Board shall specify.
Reporting to the Board any physician who in the opinion of the Committee is
unable to continue in the practice of medicine or osteopathy with reasonable
skill and safety to patients when it appears that such physician or osteopath
is currently in need of intervention, treatment or rehabilitation and has
failed or refused to participate in programs of treatment or rehabilitation
recommended by the Committee.
Developing out-reach and awareness programs which promote and publicize the
services available through the Alabama Physician Health Program.
(i) When requested by the Board, developing
standards for evaluation of treatment facilities and evaluating and making
recommendations to the Board for the approval of treatment and rehabilitation
facilities and/or programs to be used by physicians referred by the Committee
(j) Other functions
and responsibilities as may be mutually agreed upon between the Medical
Association of the State of Alabama, the Committee and the Board.
Ala. Admin. Code r.
Filed December 22, 1988.
Amended: Filed June 18, 1992. Amended: Filed October 19, 2000; effective
November 23, 2000.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXV, Issue No. 07, April 28, 2017,
Author: Alabama Board of Medical
Code of Ala.