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Welcome to the New Mexico Medical Board Website!

Special Board Meeting

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.

Construction Industries Division Conference Room, 5200 Oakland Ave NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico

The board may go into executive session to discuss pending litigation, personnel or licensure matters. A final agenda for the board meeting is available on the website and at the board office.

MD, Telemedicine and Resident Licenses That Expire July 1, 2015
Click HERE To Renew
New Mexico Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
RFP Announcement

RFP #15-0004 - Medical/Psychiatric and Psychological Assessment and Consultant Services

Deadline for Submission of Proposal - May 22, 2015

Important Ebola Public Health Emergency CME Information

Click here for important information regarding Ebola education packages for CME providers.

Prescribe Naloxone Now!
Click Here For Naloxone Information.
Exemption from Continuing Medical Education Requirement

IF you do not hold an ACTIVE DEA REGISTRATION IN NM OR A NM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE REGISTRATION YOU ARE EXEMPT FROM THE CME REQUIREMENT. You must submit a statement to the Board Office attesting that you do not have an active NM DEA or NM Controlled Substance Registration to claim the exemption.

Click HERE to review the Rule on Management of Pain with Controlled Substances effective 9/28/12. Click HERE to view a list of approved pain management CME courses.

For the NMMS "Controlled Substance Abuse in New Mexico" DVD/CD Order Form, please click HERE.

On June 21, the PHARMACY BOARD voted to accept their proposed changes to Rules 16.19.4 Pharmacists, 16.19.20 Controlled Substances, and 16.19.29 Prescription Monitoring Program. Click HERE to access the Board of Pharmacy Prescription Monitoring Program.

Physician Assistants with Licenses that Expire March 1, 2015:
Please Click HERE To Begin The Online Renewal Process.
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Did You Know

the Medical Board has a rule for the "Delegated Use of Devices and Procedures by Medical Assistants; Cosmetic Injections" and that these medical assistants need to be under the "direct" supervision of a physician?

Rule states that the use of medical therapeutic and cosmetic devices is the practice of medicine. Pursuant to the Medical Practice Act, Section 61-6-20, any person who practices medicine without a license in New Mexico is guilty of a fourth degree felony.

Rule, Paragraph A, Subparagraph (2) requires that the supervising physician be immediately available on the premises.

Rule, Paragraph D requires the supervising physician to complete a "certificate of training" form and to submit it to the Board prior to the use of a medical therapeutic or cosmetic device by the medical assistant. Although not specified in the rule, that "certificate of training" should be maintained in the medical assistant's personnel file.

Rule states that injection of cosmetic or aesthetic substances [e.g., botox] is considered to be the practice of medicine and "shall not be delegated to medical assistants".

Click here to review Rule 16.10.13 NMAC.


UNM School of Medicine is seeking clinical preceptors for
medical students / BA - MD students / physician assistant students.

Click here for details.

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The Board's Purpose

The New Mexico Medical Board was established by the State Legislature "in the interest of the public health, safety and welfare and to protect the public from the improper, unprofessional, incompetent and unlawful practice of medicine."

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