Michigan Medical Board

With the Michigan Medical Board, MedLicense.com is averaging 45 to 90 days for the issuance of a Michigan Medical License from the submission of the application to the Medical Board to the issuance of the Physician Michigan Medical License for Domestic Graduates. International Graduates who cannot apply via Reciprocity might take longer due to the direct certification of the International Medical School.

The Michigan Medical Board has one of the slower Mail Systems in the USA. Only Illinois and New York rival the inefficiency of the Michigan State Education Department. When a certification arrives, irregardless of the delivery method, the Medical Board will not receive and log in the certification for 2 to 6 weeks depending on the current incoming mail load and time of year. The busiest time of the year for Michigan and other Medical Boards is from May to August. This is due to the mass of applications which are filed by Residents who are graduating or seeking to moon light in Michigan. Because of this the minimum time frame for the issuance of a Michigan Medical License runs around 45 days. Very few applications for Domestic Graduates surpass the 90 day mark from the point of filing with MedLicense.com unless the physician graduated from an International Medical School which is not responding to the certification requests.

Michigan is the only Medical Board in the USA which offers "True Reciprocity". If a physician has held a USA or Canadian Medical License (Full Active) for 10 or more years, then Michigan will issue a license based solely on the Physician's past Licensure History. This means that the Doctor does not have to verify the Medical School, ECFMG, Internship/Residency/Fellowship, or Exam Scores. As such the requirements for these are dropped by the Michigan Medical Board. A physician who is an International Medical School Graduate is treated the same way as a Domestic Medical School graduate if the doctor has held a State Medical Board License for 10 or more years.

Michigan has ruled that Puerto Rico Medical Licenses will not be considered for Reciprocity due to the Fraud that was discovered in 2006 with members of the Puerto Rico Medical Board selling examination scores to Physicians.

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Licensure Requirements (Endorsement or Examination - not Reciprocity) for the Michigan Medical Board:
- Medical School Transcripts
- Medical School Form
- All State Medical Licenses
- All Internships/Residency/Fellowships
- ECFMG CVS Report
- Fifth Pathway and ECFMG Exam Chart (if 5th Pathway)
- All State and National Exams (USMLE/FLEX/NBOME/NBME)
- Fingerprint Cards/FBI Clearance

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Michigan Medical Board  Training & Exam Requirements

  • Examinations  75% +
  • No attempt limits for the USMLE
  • No year limit- USMLE
  • Step 3 has to be passed within 5 years of first attempt
  • 2 year PGY for USA Grads
  • 2 year PGY for International Grads
  • NO 10 year rule - SPEX NOT required
  • State Exam Accepted if Pre-1975

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Expedited Licensure

Medical Licensure Services with each State of the USAThe State Medical License process is time consuming and arduous. Your time is too valuable to be spent on completing forms, licking envelopes, sending emails, and making phones calls over and over again. That is why MedLicense.com exists. We can make the paths straight and reduce the time it takes to complete your Medical License Application. To initiate the process, simply complete our form, forward to MedLicense.com your CV', and then await for your licensure packet to arrive in 3 to 5 business days. Once you return the packet, then MedLicense.com will handle everything. It is that easy.

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Additional Michigan Medical Board Licensing Information:

Michigan is the only State with true Reciprocity. Michigan fully extends this to Physician's Licensed in Canada. If Licensed for 10 years or more in one of the 50 States or Canadian Territories, then Reciprocity is extended. The Physician only has to verify past and current licensure history. Michigan does not accept the Puerto Rico Medical License under its' Reciprocal Licensing Statutes. If the physician qualifies for a Reciprocal License, then the following verifications and requirements are waived:

  • ECFMG
  • USA/Canadian PGT Training
  • Medical School
  • All Examinations

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