225. Licensure and Discipline

225.995 Maintenance of Licensure


  1. Direct CMS to develop a Colorado-specific maintenance of licensure framework.
  2. Direct Maintenance of Licensure Subcommittee to partner with Colorado Medical Board to make this a national pilot.
  3. Direct Maintenance of Licensure Subcommittee to phase in MOL requirements.

(BOD-1, AM 2011; Reaffirmed, BOD-1, AM 2014)



225.996 Voluntary License for Retired Physicians


In recognition of volunteer services provided by retired physicians and to encourage further volunteer participation in the area of indigent medical care, the Colorado Medical Society will work with the Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners, and if necessary develop legislation, to waive the fee for renewal of license of retired Colorado physicians who can provide confirmation that their only professional practice involves volunteer medical services for recognized charitable 501(c)(3) organizations or government agencies. If the aforementioned is unsuccessful, an alternative source of funding shall be explored.
(RES-29, AM 1997; Sunset, BOD-1, AM 2014)


225.997 Medical License Fees


The Colorado Medical Society believes that medical license fees and any associated fees and taxes should only be used to support the quality practice of medicine by doctors of medicine and doctors of osteopathy.
(RES-17, IM 1996; Reaffirmed, BOD-1, AM 2014)


225.998 Support of Colorado Physician Health Program


The Colorado Medical Society (CMS) reaffirms its support for the goals of the Colorado Physician Health Program and conveys to the Colorado Medical Board CMS’ concerns with regard to the possibility of taking funding from the Colorado Physician Health Program.
(RES-69, AM 1990; Revised, BOD-1, AM 2014)


225.999 Support of Colorado Medical Board


The Colorado Medical Board will be encouraged to enlist the resources of the Colorado Physician Health Program when physicians can reasonably benefit from the program’s resources.
(RES-76, AM 1987; Revised, BOD-1, AM 2014)