Directory of State Medical and Osteopathic Boards
Discovery Resource # D-01
Credentialing and Licensure
Understanding and obtaining the proper professional credentials
Obtaining a Medical License can vary from 60 days to nine to twelve months. Whether you've already decided to work in a specific state or you're considering multiple states, researching and contacting the Medical State Boards early in the process will help you understand each state's licensing process so you can plan ahead to start on time.