Podiatric Medical Board

Examines candidates for licensure or registration and investigates charges of malpractice, unsafe conditions, or unprofessional conduct. The Board also conducts disciplinary hearings and recommends and adopts rules and regulations to promote safety, protection, and welfare of the public.
Board Websitehttps://doh.wa.gov/licenses-permits-and-certificates/professions-new-renew-or-update/podiatric-physician-and-surgeon/podiatric-medical-board
Policy AreaHealth
Governor Appointments7
Total Board Positions7
Statutory AuthorityRCW 18.22.013
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
Compensation$50 per day, reimbursed for travel and state per diem rate
Term Length (years)5
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: Four podiatrists, licensed five consecutive years prior to appointment; one general public, not involved in administering health activities nor the provision of health services.