Board of Medicine

Discipline Press Releases & Agency News Releases

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Discipline - 2018

Discipline - 2017

Discipline - 2016

Discipline - 2015

Discipline - 2014

Discipline - 2013

Discipline - 2012



Agency News - 2018

Agency News - 2017

Agency News - 2016

Agency News - 2015

Agency News - 2014

Agency News - 2013

Agency News - 2012


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(Summaries of board actions, activities and developments)

Policy Effective January 1, 2009

The Iowa Board of Medicine’s executive director, or staff member designated by the executive director, is the spokesperson for the Board of medicine and as such all news media inquiries shall be directed to the executive director or the designated staff member, which shall be the Board’s director of legal affairs.

The Iowa Board of Medicine issues press/news releases to cause public awareness of board actions and activities and developments that affect the authority of the board and the operations of this state agency. These releases conform to state statutes and administrative rules on public records.

Releases are summaries of actions, activities and developments in three broad categories:

Releases are distributed by ordinary mail and by e-mail, are posted on the board’s website and social media accounts, and are made available at board meetings and events.  


Releases are archived on the board’s website,

Releases are prepared by board staff and are reviewed by the board’s executive director and/or the legal director before they are disseminated.  Inquiries about releases are handled by the executive director and/or the legal director.

Format and content of releases vary, depending upon the nature of the release. Information may include hyperlinks to documents or information elsewhere on the Web.

Board's Use of Social Media

The Iowa Board of Medicine shall use social media accounts to distribute information about the agency. The policy can be found here.


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