Consumers, complaints, and professional discipline: A look at medical licensure boards

Jost, Timothy S.; Strasser, Linda
June 1993
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer93, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p309
Academic Journal
Examines unexplored processes and functions of medical licensure boards once a problem has been confirmed in the United States. Complaints filed to medical boards; Allegations of incompetence or unprofessional conduct; Characteristics of the board selected for study; Complaining the claiming populations.


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