Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

The Alabama Board of Medical Examiners certifies that initial applicants meet the requirements for a medical or assistant to physician license and issues initial and renewed registrations for the prescribing of controlled substances. The Board also investigates and reviews complaints against practitioners and pursues disciplinary action when appropriate. Other duties include, with the Alabama Board of Nursing, approving collaborative practice agreements among physicians and qualified nurse practitioners and nurse midwives.