Board of Medical Practice

The Vermont Board of Medical Practice licenses allopathic physicians, physician assistants and podiatrists, and certifies anesthesiologist assistants and radiologist assistants.

Nurses, osteopaths and other health professionals are regulated by the Secretary of States's Office of Professional Regulation.

The Board also investigates complaints and charges of unprofessional conduct against any health care professional it licenses or certifies, and determines if charges are substantiated.

2020 Physician License Renewal Information

Physician licenses will expire on November 30, 2020. With all the uncertainty over what challenges the fall will bring for the medical community, the Board is opening up renewals early this year. Physicians will be able to access and submit renewal applications starting August 12.

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IMLCC Vermont Physician License Renewal 2020

All Vermont physicians who obtained a Vermont physician license through the IMLCC must renew their Vermont physician license no later than November 30, 2020. To guarantee that your physician license is reviewed, you must do the following no later than November 13, 2020:

SCOPE of Pain CME

The Board is pleased to announce that it will again partner with the Boston University School of Medicine to present an online version of the award-winning SCOPE of Pain CME course. “SCOPE” stands for Safer/Competent Opioid Prescribing Education, and over the years licensees who attended our live collaborations have consistently praised the training for living up to its title. Although this particular course is not required for renewal of licenses, it does satisfy the requirement for at least two hours of CME on opioid prescribing Vermont law has for all healthcare professionals who register with the DEA to prescribe controlled substances.

WHEN: September 23, 2020
TIME: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

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Important Board Statute Changes as of July 1, 2020

Act 126 of 2020 Updates Laws Regarding the Vermont Board of Medical Practice
The new law updates many of licensing requirements for medical professionals licensed by the board. Read about changes to some of the qualifications for licensure, investigation and hearing process and more.

Act 123 of 2020 Updates Laws Regarding Physician Assistant Practice Agreements
Pending issuance of rules, the new law makes significant changes to the requirements for physician assistant supervision and the documentation that must be filed with the Board.

Contact Information - the office is operating & is taking calls!

PLEASE NOTE: The Board office is operating and is taking calls! Until further notice, please email or mail all information and requests to the address below. We are not accepting walk-in/drop-offs for documents or verification requests at this time. If you fax a documents, there will be a delay in receiving the information as we are working remotely.

Licensing Questions (M-F, 7:45 am - 4:30 pm) - 802-657-4223 or tracy.hayes@vermont.gov

Mailing address 108 Cherry Street, PO Box 70, Burlington, VT 05402
Street address 108 Cherry Street, Suite 206, Burlington, VT, 05401 (for overnight deliveries)

Phone (802) 657-4220
Fax (802) 657-4227
AHS.VDHMedicalBoard@vermont.gov

In This Section

Many licensees have contacted the Board with a variety of questions regarding COVID-19 as it relates to medical licensure, rules and regulations. (updated 03/27/2020)

Here are the forms and information required for medical licensure and certification in Vermont. You must complete both the online application and the required forms, which are downloadable here. 

The Board investigates complaints of unprofessional conduct and may issue reprimands or revoke, suspend or place conditions on professional licenses and certifications, or take action where appropriate to protect public health and safety.

The Board of Medical Practice is committed to protecting the public, promoting good practice, and supporting our licensees with licensing services and information.

Use the eLicense system to find public information about physicians, physician assistants, anesthesiologist assistants or radiologist assistants licensed in Vermont.

The dates listed on this schedule are provided for the convenience of those interested in the licensing process.

Check out these frequently asked questions about medical licensure or certification in Vermont.

Here you will find links to statutes, rules, policies and resources to help you find the answers to questions about medical practice in Vermont.