SPECIAL LICENSE CATEGORIES

These terms may be used in the Board’s practitioner profile website. Terms applicable to the Maryland Board of Physicians:

Acupuncture Registration

Physician has completed at least 200 hours of instruction in a medical acupuncture program and is registered with the Board to perform acupuncture in Maryland (COMAR 10.32.15.01).

Conceded Eminence

A physician who has demonstrated significant teaching, research, and achievement in the field of medicine and has been recommended to the Board by the dean of a school of medicine or the director of the National Institutes of Health. A physician who is licensed by conceded eminence may only practice at the institutions approved by the Board.

Volunteer

Practice limited solely to providing medical services to patients in Maryland without compensation.