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State Medical Board

Attention: The division is recruiting for multiple positions across the state to fill vacancies in important roles. Most positions are telework-capable and could work outside our home office locations. Click here to review job descriptions and apply. Check back often as new recruitments are added. Questions? Send us an email.

The State Medical Board is staffed by the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing. The board consists of five physicians, one physician assistant, and two public members. Board members are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Legislature.

The Board adopts regulations to carry out the laws governing the practice of medicine in Alaska. It makes final licensing decisions and takes disciplinary action against people who violate the licensing laws. The board meets four times a year and offers a public comment period at each meeting. Meeting agendas and minutes are available from the executive administrator.

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Public Notice:

Notice of Proposed Regulations

The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing proposes to decrease the temporary permit and temporary license fees for physicians and physician assistants; repeal the occupational licensing fees for mobile intensive care paramedics.

Written comments deadline: 4:30 p.m. on August 31, 2022

Public Notice:

Notice of Adoption of Emergency Regulations

The State Medical Board proposes to make permanent regulation changes made by emergency regulation regarding application for license by credentials and temporary permit application requirements.

Written comments deadline: 4:30 p.m. on August 12, 2022

Medical Board Quarterly Meeting

The Medical Board will meet on August 19, 2022 from 8:30 to 5:00pm to address board business. Register to participate here.

Emergency Courtesy License

Effective July 1, 2022 no new ECL applications or ECL Extension applications will be accepted. Expedited temporary licensing is available with the full application process. Please email medicalboard@alaska.gov for more information.

Attention: Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic Licensees and Applicants!

Beginning December 16, 2021 new MICP Applicants must apply through DHSS at: Public Portal (Alaska.Gov)

If you have any questions about the new MICP licensing process, please email Todd.Mcdowell@Alaska.Gov

Professions Regulated by the Board

  • Osteopath
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatrist

Applying for a license? Please plan ahead.

  • Initial applications are currently screened within 4-6 weeks of receipt in our office.
  • After the initial screening, applicants will receive monthly updates listing any expected documentation that has not been received.
  • Renewal of licensure is available online during the open renewal period. If your license has lapsed, you may download a paper application from this site.
  • The Alaska State Medical Board accepts documents provided by the Federation of State Medical Boards credentials verification service, which may speed the application processing time. Please visit the FCVS website for more information.

Medical Board Listserv!

Subscribe to the Alaska State Medical Board electronic mailing list and receive:

  • Meeting Agendas
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Position Statements
  • Notice of Proposed Changes to Regulations

You may cancel your subscription at any time. You are subscribing to a group email for informal communications.

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Contact Information

  • Direct all licensing communications to:
    Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
    PO Box 110806, Juneau, AK 99801-0806
    Phone: (907) 465-2781
    Fax: (907) 465-2974
    E-mail: medicalboard@alaska.gov
  • Direct all board communications to:
    State Medical Board
    P.O. Box 110806, Juneau, AK 99811-0806
    Phone: (907) 465-2550
    E-mail: medicalboard@alaska.gov
  • Direct all investigative communications to:
    Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
    Investigations Unit
    550 West 7th Ave., Suite 1500, Anchorage, AK 99501
    Phone: (907) 269-8124
    E-mail: investigations@alaska.gov