To protect the public from the unprofessional, incompetent, or impaired practice of medicine.
The Board of Medicine issues licenses to qualified Allopathic and Osteopathic physicians and physician assistants based on nationally recognized credentialing standards. The Board regulates the minimum standards for professional conduct and continued competence and takes disciplinary action against licensees who fail to meet these standards.
The board has compiled a list of resources for prescribing opioid for pain management.
NH Prescription Drug Monitoring RxSentry Training
Legislative Committee Appointments
The Board is looking for volunteers for the following Legislative Committees/Commissions:
- Senate Bill 447 requires the Board to appoint one licensed physician to a commission to study Narcan.
- Senate Bill 523 requires the Board to appoint three licensed physicians, one of whom shall specialize in pain medicine, one of whom shall specialize in addiction medicine and one of whom practices in the field of primary care medicine, to a commission to study requiring controlled drugs and controlled drug analogs to be provided in abuse-deterrent formulation. The Board has already appointed a physician who specializes in pain medicine.
- Senate Bill 135 requires the Board to appoint a pediatric physician licensed under RSA 329 and another pediatric health care provider to a screening commission to assess and recommend measures for preventing childhood lead poisoning and improving screening rates among NH children ages 6 years old and younger.
- Senate Bill 530 requires the Board to appoint a physician assistant to a commission to study volunteer health services.