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RG 061 Board of Medical Examiners

In April 1886, the 21st General Assembly created the State Board of Medical Examiners with two primary functions: the licensing physicians and the regulating the practice of medicine. Today every person practicing medicine, osteopathy, or acupuncture is required to secure a certificate from the board. The following is a list of all record series from State Board of Medical Examiners in our holdings:

Title Date Span
Executive Correspondence 1993-2001
Minutes 1886-1930, 1946-1996
Official Register of Physicians Certificates 1886-1995
Register of Physicians 1886-1908