The Iowa Department of Public Health, Office of Medical Cannabidiol (OMC) is seeking Iowa licensed physicians in the fields of Neurology and Gastroenterology for appointment to the OMC's 'Medical Cannabidiol Board'. Persons interested in being considered for appointment to the Medical Cannabidiol Board should use the link below to complete a profile and submit the necessary materials for consideration by the Governor's Office: Application - Medical Cannabidiol Board Additional information about the Board and its responsibilities can be found at the link above, as well as on the OMC's website at:

On August 19, 2021, Governor Kim Reynolds extended certain provisions of the emergency COVID-19 proclamation.

No Iowa Medical License Required: A physician may practice medicine/telemedicine in Iowa without an Iowa medical license on a temporary basis to aid in the emergency, if a physician holds at least one active medical license in another United State jurisdiction, and all medical licenses held by a physician in other United States jurisdictions are in good standing, without restrictions or conditions.  THIS PROVISION IS EXPECTED TO EXPIRE ON SEPTEMBER 19, 2021.

All other emergency provisions applicable to the Iowa Board of Medicine expired on July 25, 2021.

Remote participation for Board meetings - the public may participate remotely during the public session of our Board meetings. The call-in/log-in information for each meeting may be found on the agenda for that meeting. To be notified when a meeting agenda is posted, please sign up to be notified of meeting agendas.

Applying for a Resident Physician License - go here

For Licensure Application and Renewal Inquiries contact:

List of Potentially Disqualifying Criminal Convictions

Contact info for the Medical Board: 515-281-5171
(for licensure inquiries please email
(for general inquiries please email

Printed from the Iowa Board of Medicine website on September 18, 2021 at 12:47pm.