Florida Board Of Medicine Refuses To Waive Doctor License FeesWorried that the proposal would deplete their operating budget, members of the Florida Board of Medicine on Friday overwhelmingly shot down a request for the state to waive physician licensure renewal fees for two years.
Florida Board Of Medicine Signs Off On Medical Marijuana ChangesWhile some members expressed concern about patients smoking medical marijuana, the Florida Board of Medicine has approved forms for doctors to use in ordering smokable pot.
Governor Rick Scott Makes Appointments On Final DayGov. Rick Scott on Monday made a series of appointments during his final day in office, including appointing five judges, a member of the Florida Board of Medicine and a member of the Florida Transportation Commission.
Tamarac Doc's License Suspended; 12 YO's Pregnancy Not ReportedThe medical license of Tamarac obstetrician Michael Benjamin was suspended indefinitely Saturday by the Florida Board of Medicine for failure to report the pregnancy of a 12-year-old patient as possible child abuse.
Rapist, Sex Offender Gets OK To Practice As Florida MDWould you want a convicted rapist as your doctor? In Florida, that's apparently OK, according the the Florida Board of Medicine, which voted Friday to allow a doctor who raped a co-worker to return to medical practice. The board decided being a rapist had nothing to do with being a good doctor.