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Patient safety functions of state medical boards in the United States.

Roy CG. Yale J Biol Med. 2021;94(1):165-173. 

Delivery of safe care hinges on the competency of medical professionals. This article outlines the origins of state medical board systems in the United States and their evolving role in promoting patient safety based on IOM recommendations, including re-examination for licensure and specialty board certification, reporting, and monitoring.