IBM Minutes January 27-28, 2022

Date: 
03/28/2022
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OPEN MINUTES

JANUARY 27-28, 2022 BOARD MEETING

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2022

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:    

Warren Gall, M.D., Chair

Ronald Kolegraff, M.D., Vice-Chair

Nikhil Wagle, M.D., Secretary

Trudy Caviness

Diane Cortese

Patricia Fasbender, D.O.

Dalton Hayes

Chad Stadsvold, D.O.

Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D.

                                                             

MEMBERS ABSENT:       

None

 

STAFF PRESENT:   

Kent M. Nebel, J.D., Executive Director

Joseph A. Fraioli, J.D., Legal Director

Don J. Woodhouse, M.D., Medical Director

Anne Schlepphorst, Chief Investigator

Aaron Kephart, Investigator

Brandi Allen, Investigator

Dave McGlaughlin, Investigator

Jennifer Huisman, Investigator

Jerome Hill, Investigator

Laura Wood, Investigator

Michelle DeLong, Investigator

Emily Zalasky, Monitoring Coordinator

Natalie Lyons, Iowa Physician Health Program Case Manager

Annie Hoffman, Licensure Director

Kari Rolls, Administrative Assistant

Anagha Dixit, Assistant Attorney General

Jordan Esbrook, Assistant Attorney General

Steven Ervin, Information Technology Support

 

At 10:36 a.m., Warren Gall, M.D., Chair, called the meeting to order.

 

At 10:38 a.m., on a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Chad Stadsvold, D.O., all members present voted to meet in closed session, pursuant to Iowa Code Sections 21.5(1)(a), 21.5(1)(d) and 21.5(1)(f), to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential, discuss the contents of a licensing examination or whether to initiate licensee disciplinary investigations or proceedings, and discuss the decision to be rendered in a contested case.  Trudy Caviness, Diane Cortese, Patricia Fasbender, D.O., Warren Gall, M.D., Dalton Hayes, Ronald Kolegraff, M.D., Chad Stadsvold, D.O., Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., and Nikhil Wagle, M.D., all voted aye in a roll call vote to approve the motion.

 

Chad Stadsvold, D.O., left the meeting at 12:34 p.m.

 

At 3:38 p.m., while still in closed session, all members present voted in favor of a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., to meet in an open session.  In open session, the Board took the following actions:

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to accept the combined Settlement Agreement for Arthur P. Fine, M.D., file 02-2020-385.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to accept the combined Statement of Charges and Settlement Agreement for Ronald S. Bergman, D.O., files 03-2018-394 and 03-2019-396.  Ronald Kolegraff, M.D., and Anagha Dixit, AAG, recused.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to approve the Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Decision and Order for Richard L. Dowell, D.O., file 03-2021-343.  Anagha Dixit, AAG, recused.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to leave open file 02-2019-030.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to leave open file 02-2018-588.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to leave open file 03-2016-509.  Anagha Dixit, AAG, recused.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to leave open file 03-2017-374.  Anagha Dixit, AAG, recused.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to leave open file 03-2019-702.  Anagha Dixit, AAG, recused.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to leave open file 03-2020-257.  Anagha Dixit, AAG, recused.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to leave open file 02-2021-336.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2019-141, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2021-299, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 03-2020-537, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to grant the request to expunge file 02-2021-439.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2018-468, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2018-409, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2019-672, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2020-523, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2020-524, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2021-154, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2021-155, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2021-108, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 03-2020-357, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2021-112, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2021-453, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 03-2021-462, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 03-2021-490, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2021-131, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 03-2020-510, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 03-2020-493, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2020-531, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to leave open file 03-2019-703.

 

On a motion by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 03-2021-018, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 01-2021-374, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 03-2021-347, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 03-2021-328, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 03-2021-417, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to leave open file 02-2021-386.  Nikhil Wagle, M.D., recused.

 

On a motion by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2021-494, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2021-443, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to leave open file 02-2021-168.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., all Board members present voted to accept the Screening Committee Report and its recommendations.

 

On a motion by Trudy Caviness, seconded by Ronald Kolegraff, M.D., all Board members present voted to accept the Monitoring Committee Report and its recommendations.

 

On a motion by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., seconded by Trudy Caviness, all Board members present voted to accept the Licensure Committee Report and its recommendations.

 

At 3:50 p.m., all members present voted in favor of a motion by Nikhil Wagle, M.D., seconded by Dalton Hayes, to adjourn the meeting.

 

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2022

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:    

Warren Gall, M.D., Chair

Ronald Kolegraff, M.D., Vice-Chair

Trudy Caviness

Diane Cortese

Patricia Fasbender, D.O.

Chad Stadsvold, D.O.

Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D.

                                                             

MEMBERS ABSENT:       

Dalton Hayes

Nikhil Wagle, M.D., Secretary

 

STAFF PRESENT:   

Kent M. Nebel, J.D., Executive Director

Joseph A. Fraioli, J.D., Legal Director

Don J. Woodhouse, M.D., Medical Director 

Anne Schlepphorst, Chief Investigator

Dave McGlaughlin, Investigator

Jerome Hill, Investigator

Laura Wood, Investigator

Emily Zalasky, Monitoring Coordinator

Natalie Lyons, Iowa Physician Health Program Case Manager

Annie Hoffman, Licensure Director

Kari Rolls, Administrative Assistant

Anagha Dixit, Assistant Attorney General

Chrissy Greco, Assistant to Executive Director

Shantel Billington, Office Manager / Financial Manager

Steven Ervin, Information Technology Support

 

At 8:36 a.m., Warren Gall, M.D., Chair, called the meeting to order.

 

At 8:36 a.m., on a motion by Ronald Kolegraff, M.D., seconded by Chad Stadsvold, D.O., all members present voted to meet in closed session, pursuant to Iowa Code Sections 21.5(1)(a), 21.5(1)(d) and 21.5(1)(f), to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential, discuss the contents of a licensing examination or whether to initiate licensee disciplinary investigations or proceedings, and discuss the decision to be rendered in a contested case.  Trudy Caviness, Diane Cortese, Patricia Fasbender, D.O., Warren Gall, M.D., Ronald Kolegraff, M.D., Chad Stadsvold, D.O., and Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., all voted aye in a roll call vote to approve the motion.

 

At 9:00 a.m., while still in closed session, all members present voted in favor of a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Ronald Kolegraff, M.D., to meet in an open session.  In open session, the Board took the following actions:

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2018-588, with no formal action.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Diane Cortese, all Board members present voted to close file 02-2019-030, with no formal action.

 

PUBLIC SESSION:

 

At 9:05 a.m., Director Kent Nebel, called the public session to order.

 

Roll call was taken. Nikhil Wagle, M.D. and Dalton Hayes were absent.

 

On a motion by Joyce Vista-Wayne, M.D., seconded by Warren Gall, M.D., all members present voted to approve the agenda.

 

On a motion by Ronald Kolegraff, M.D., seconded by Chad Stadvold, D.O., all members present voted to approve the December 9-10, 2021 Board meeting minutes.

 

Public present via Zoom:

Name

Represents

Sharon Dozier

IDPH Licensure

Jill Eggenburger

Daughter

Mollie James

 

Kevin Kruse

Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association

Janelle Larson

IDPH Licensure

Sue Mears

Iowa Pharmacy Board

Sherri Miller Marceau

Self

Susan Reynolds

Iowa Board of Physician Assistants

Linda Thiesen

University of Iowa

Venus Vendoures-Walsh

 

 

Sherry Miller Marceau attended, representing herself. She stated that she received a letter from the Board saying that no action would be taken and that her case was being closed. She wondered why no one from the Board ever called to talk to her and said she was appalled that a decision could be made without anyone contacting her.  Ms. Marceau said that the Des Moines Register contacted her to tell her story and that her court record in Johnson County is public record. She ended by saying she was devastated that the Board did not take any action and that she will not be going away because of it. Mr. Nebel reiterated that the Board cannot comment and Ms. Miller Marceau thanked the Board for hearing her comments.

 

Mr. Nebel gave his Executive Director Report, which can be found HERE on the website.

 

Joseph Fraioli, Legal Director, gave a hearing update regarding upcoming hearings that have been scheduled and can be found HERE on our website.

 

Board of Pharmacy Collaborative Practice Discussion

Joseph Fraioli, Legal Director, said that the agreement was reviewed in the executive committee meeting and that Board staff will review their legislation and rules to amend and align them with the collaborative practice agreement.

 

Legislation

The following legislation was reviewed with the Board members:

 

  1. Memo and proposed amendments to 272C.6 Hearings, power of subpoena & decisions.

 

  1. HSB 560 PT DISABILITY STATEMENTS (Transportation) Authorizes physical therapists to give the needed statement on the disability of a person in order for the person to get disabled plates/placard. 

 

  1. HSB 564 OMBUDSMAN EVIDENCE (State Government) Allows the Ombudsman to disclose confidential information obtained from agencies as is needed to finish a report or investigation and does not allow an agency to deny access to confidential information on this basis. Gives the Ombudsman the discretion to decline to investigate a whistleblower complaint. Does not require the Ombudsman to give a person who gives evidence or testimony all the same rights a witness in court. (Ombudsman) 

 

Ronald Kolegraff, M.D. stated that the Board opposes this Bill.

 

Sherri Miller Marceau supports the Bill and believes people have the right to know.

 

Jill Eggenburger supports the Bill. She stated that her two and a half year old daughter was sexually assaulted and was given excessive radiation.

 

 

  1. HSB 565 BOARD DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES (State Government) Makes a licensing board decision that the investigation of a complaint is not warranted or that it should be closed without disciplinary action subject to judicial review. Requires a board to inform a complainant of the reasons for the finding of no probable cause for the complaint. (Ombudsman)   

 

  1. HSB 571 DISASTER PROTECTIONS (State Government) Gives state agencies, and employees, officers and agents, protection from liability for good-faith actions take in response to a state or federal disaster proclamation. (DHS/EM) See SSB 3029 

 

  1. SF 2069 IMPROVING MENSTRUAL HEALTH (Human Resources) Requires the DPH to establish a health equity program that covers costs for services to improve menstrual health that are not otherwise covered. Requires the DPH to adopt rules and to set requirements for providers to participate. Appropriates an amount equal to the sales tax imposed on period products and diapers and limits administrative costs to 4%.   SF 2012 COVID TESTS (Labor) Prohibits the Labor Commissioner from enforcing federal OSHA standards that require employers to determine if an employee has been vaccinated for COVID, has had a COVID test and what the results of the test and whether the employee has had COVID.

 

  1. SF 2015 COGNITIVE SCREENINGS (State Government) Allows speech pathologists and audiologists to do cognitive screenings if the practitioner has the appropriate training. Allows the practitioner to refer the patient to a health care professional based on the results of the screening

 

  1. SSB 3004 REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS (Education) Allows only the State Board of Health to require additional immunizations for daycare of K-12 students. Preempts local ordinances. Deems religious and medical exceptions apply to any immunization requirements from the State Board.

 

  1. SSB 3005 STUDENT HEALTH SCREENINGS (Education) Prohibits schools from doing invasive physical exams, or screenings not required by law, of students without written permission. Makes exceptions for emancipated minors, emergent care situations and child abuse assessments.

 

  1. SSB 3006 PHARMACY MATTERS (State Government) Allows an RN to give immunizations and vaccines under the order of pharmacist using statewide protocols without a registration from the BOP. Strikes certain requirements for a non-resident pharmacy to show evidence of giving out a toll-free number on prescriptions on its licensing application.

 

  1. HF 2010 OFF LABEL DRUG TREATMENTS (Human Resources) Allows patients on mechanical ventilators to receive medicines for off-label purposes under the provisions for the use of experimental drugs to treat terminally ill patients.

 

  1. HF 2014 ASSISTED REPRODUCTION (Judiciary) Makes it 4th Degree Sexual Abuse for a doctor or health care worker to use their own sperm or ova in assisted reproduction procedures without written consent from the patient.    

 

  1. HF 2017 PROVISIONAL PSYCHOLOGISTS (Human Resources) Allows the BOP to give a doctoral psychology student a two-year provisional license during the student’s internship. Authorizes the intern to practice under the supervision of a licensed psychologist. Includes provisions on reimbursement rates and fees.

 

  1. HSB 512 AUTISM DEFINITION (Human Resources) Defines autism spectrum disorder as an MH disorder which meets various diagnostic criteria. Makes conforming changes.

 

  1. HSB 516 BRONCHODILATORS (Human Resources) Includes bronchodilators and related equipment to the medications that may be self-administered by students and stored at schools. 

 

  1. HSB 517 CONCUSSION PROFESSIONALS (Human Resources) Defines persons with psychology doctorates and specialty training in neuropsychology or concussion management as licensed health care providers for HS sports concussion policies. 

 

  1. SF 2004 REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH POLICIES (Education) Requires hospitals to give the DIA a copy of its policies related to reproductive health. Requires the DIA to post those policies on its internet site and requires a hospital to post the policies on its internet site. Requires the postings be updated if policies change.  

 

  1. SF 2007 MATERNITY SUPPORT SERVICES (Human Resources) Requires DHS to work with the DOE and the DPH to identify funding sources for home-based visiting services for women and children for support through pregnancy and afterwards. Requires the home visiting services be evidence-based. Allows the DHS to do feasibility studies on various funding sources.

 

  1. SF 2008 MATERNAL BEST PRACTICES (Human Resources) Requires hospitals to adopt the best maternal practices/safety bundles from the national OB/GYN organizations.

 

  1. HF 2031 TELEHEALTH REIMBURSEMENTS (Human Resources) Requires certain health carriers to reimburse out-of-state MH professionals for telehealth services if the professional is licensed in Iowa and able to deliver appropriate services. Effective on enactment

 

  1. HF 2032 PUBLIC HEALTH COMMISSION (Human Resources) Establishes a Public Health Commission under the DPS to make annual reports and recommendations on improvements to the public health system. 

 

  1. HF 2034 COVID IMMUNITY PROOF (Human Resources) Requires an entity that requires proof of a COVID vaccination to accept proof of COVID immunity as confirmed by testing within the last three months as an alternative. Similar to SF 2030 

 

  1. HF 2036 COVID TESTING (Stone) (Judiciary) Requires a business that requires COVID testing as a vaccination alternative to pay all the costs for testing, including paying the employee for time away from work. Prohibits requiring an employee to undergo testing outside of normal work hours. Effective on enactment. 

 

  1. SSB 3035 COVID HOSPITALS (Commerce) Exempts a health care facility from the Certificate of Need process if the facility will be developed in a county where the hospital requires employees to be vaccinated against COVID. 

 

  1. SSB 3037 COVID VACCINATION INCENTIVES (Commerce) Prohibits a health insurer or public employee health care plan from paying incentives to a provider for meeting COVID vaccination goals or imposing penalties on a provider for failing to meet those vaccination goals. 

 

  1. HSB 537 MH PRESCRIBER LOAN REPAYMENTS (Human Resources) Establishes a prescribing MH professional loan repayment program in the CSC, similar to other loan repayment programs for health care professionals. Requires the professional to practice for five years. Gives priority to Iowans and members of the Iowa National Guard. Limits loan repayments to $40,000 annually and $200,000 overall (psychiatrists); $10,000 and $50,000 (ANRP); $8,000 and $40,000 (prescribing psychologist). Appropriates $1 million for the program to the CSC. 

 

  1. SF 2021 SMOKE FREE CASINOS (State Government) Schultz Strikes the exemption from the Smoke-Free Act for gaming floors at casinos. 

 

  1. SF 2029 12 WEEK ABORTION BAN (Human Resources) Prohibits abortions after 12 weeks. Maintains current penalties related to abortions after 20 weeks.

 

  1. SF 2030 COVID IMMUNITY PROOF (Human Resources) Requires an entity that requires proof of a COVID vaccination to accept proof of COVID immunity as an alternative 

 

  1. SF 2031 IVERMECTIN/HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE (Human Resources) Deems that a doctor that prescribes ivermectin or hydroxychloroquine for COVID shall not be subject to license discipline.

 

  1. SF 2032 VACCINATION STATUS ON DEATH CERTIFICATES (Human Resources) Requires the DPH to amend death certificate forms so that the vaccination status of persons who die of COVID can be added to the death certificates.

 

  1. SF 2033 VACCINE INFORMATION (Human Resources) Requires health care providers who are enrolled under the CDC COVID vaccination program to give patients a COVID fact sheet with the most recent information and to document that the patient has received the fact sheet.

 

  1. SSB 3029 DISASTER PROTECTIONS (State Government) Gives state agencies, and employees, officers and agents, protection from liability for good-faith actions take in response to a state or federal disaster proclamation.

 

Joyce Vista-Wayne left the meeting at 10:00 a.m.

 

Judicial Review was submitted by Anagha Dixit, Assistant Attorney General

 

Colby v. Board of Medicine – Dennis Colby, M.D., the doctor lost a contested case earlier this fall and has filed a petition for judicial review. Briefing is set to be complete soon and we have oral arguments in District Court on February 4, 2022.

 

Robinson v. Board of Medicine-David Robinson, M.D., entered a settlement agreement with the Board in 2016.  In 2019, the Board terminated the terms of his probation.  Dr. Robinson requested that the Board rescind the 2016 settlement agreement, and the Board declined to do so.  Dr. Robinson has now sought judicial review of this agency action in district court. The appendix in this case was filed but Dr. Robinson alleges that the entire investigatory report should be part of the record. The Board has resisted the matter and a hearing was held on the issue on January 28, 2020. The matter has been submitted and awaiting an order. 

 

Yates v. Board of Medicine-Leroy L. Yates, JR, M.D., lost a contested case on December 12, 2019. The Board was successful at District Court is defending the judicial review. It is now under review by appellate courts.

 

Lajeunesse v. Board of Medicine Michael LaJeunesse was a complainant whose case was closed by the Board and he is attempting to have the Board’s decision judicially reviewed. He has attempted multiple avenues to have the matter reviewed by a District Court or higher. Most recently, his judicial review of the Board’s decision declining to issue a declaratory order was reviewed by the court and the District Court agreed with the Board’s ruling. He has appealed this decision. Briefing is complete and we await a decision by the appellate courts.

 

Irland v. Board of Medicine – Mark Irland, M.D. Dr. Irland was issued a confidential order and filed a Motion to Dismiss at the administrative level, which was denied. He filed a judicial review in response and the Board filed a motion to dismiss his judicial review. Oral arguments on the matter were heard on February 3, 2021. The District Court sided with the Board and dismissed the appeal. Dr. Irland filed a notice of appeal. Final briefs have been submitted and we have oral arguments in front of the Court of Appeals on February 8th, 2022.

 

Doe v. Board of Medicine-John Doe, M.D., Dr. Doe filed an emergency temporary injunction to block the Board from filing a statement of charges. The injunction was granted. The Board moved to dismiss the judicial review and dissolve the temporary injunction. Oral arguments were held in October and the Court dismissed the appeal and dissolved the injunction. Dr. Doe has filed a motion to reconsider.

 

The Iowa Physician Health Program’s monthly statistics were presented by Emily Zalasky, Program Director. She said that the statistics were up a bit compared to normal. She noted that she completed the orientation of the two new committee members, Lori Beireis, D.O. and Thad Abrams, M.D. and that she met with the resident doctors at Iowa Lutheran Hospital to talk about her program.

 

Compact Update was given by Warren Gall, M.D. His only update was that New Jersey has now joined the Compact.

 

Federation of State Medical Board – A voting delegate application was submitted to the FSMB by Warren Gall, M.D.

 

At 10:09 a.m., all members present voted in favor of a motion by Trudy Caviness seconded by Patricia Fasbender, D.O., to adjourn the meeting.

 

 

 

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