SERVING THE PUBLIC & PRACTITIONERS SINCE 1905                           
                                                                   CURRENT NEWS & INFORMATION

ATTENTION Physicians! The 2015-2016 physician license renewal process is now CLOSED. To review the steps to request an extension, please click here




 On May 4, 2015, the Board of Medicine published proposed changes to its Rules and Regulations.  The Board reviewed comments on the proposed rule changes, and finalized the rules package at its meeting on July 31, 2015.  Governor Matt Mead signed the rules on September 9, 2015, and Secretary of State Ed Murray filed them on September 10, 2015, giving the revised rules the full force and effect of law. 

The Board’s current Rules and Regulations may be viewed at:



Under the Wyoming Public Records Act, and the General Procedures for Licensure Boards, the Board of Medicine is required to set at least one (1) “regular meeting” of the Board each year.  See, W.S. §§ 16-4-404(a) and 33-1-302(a)(ii). 

The Board has, by resolution adopted July 31, 2015, designated its meetings on October 9, 2015, and January 22, 2016, to be “regular meetings” under the statutes.  The meetings will take place at the Board office at 130 Hobbs Ave., Suite A, Cheyenne, WY, beginning no later than 8:00 a.m. those days.

Expedited Temporary Licenses for Physicians & PA's 

The following information outlines the criteria an applicant must meet to be eligible for an expedited temporary license:

Upon receipt of the application form, fee, affidavit and proof of citizenship, and the Board's receipt of required national data base reports, a temporary license may be granted by the Board staff pending review of the application by the Board if the applicant meets ALL of the following criteria:

The applicant has been continually licensed in good standing for the preceding three (3) years in one or more states and/or the District of Columbia; and,

The applicant has none of the following:
      • Professional liability insurance settlements or payments in excess of $50,000 individually or $100,000 in the aggregate;
      • Criminal record;
      • Medical condition(s) which could affect the physician's ability to practice safely;
      • Licensing or regulatory board complaint(s), investigation(s), or action(s) (including withdrawal of a licensure application);
      • Adverse action taken by a health care entity;
      • Investigation(s) or action(s) taken by a federal agency, the United States military, medical society or association; or,
      • Suspension or expulsion from, or disciplinary action in, any academic program, including medical school, residency program or fellowship program.
  • No separate fee will be charged for a temporary license.



Board Meeting
July 31 - August 1, 2015

Special Meeting
September 21, 2015

Regular* Board Meeting
October 9-10, 2015

Regular* Board Meeting
January 22-23, 2016

* “Regular Meeting” per W.S. §§ 16-4-404(a)
and 33-1-302(a)(ii)