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Medical staff bylaws: What physicians really need to know

While it would be impossible to describe each and every variation in each and every set of MS bylaws, physicians should become aware of concepts that commonly exist in these bylaws. This article reviews the “Top 10” most important (and trickiest) ones.

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Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • discuss a physician's responsibility when adhering to medical staff bylaws;
  • describe the most common concepts found in medical staff bylaws;
  • recognize the legal terminology and language used to describe medical staff bylaw concepts; and
  • describe a peer review scenario typically set forth in medical staff bylaws.

CME Discount

TMLT policyholders who complete this program may earn a 3% discount that will be applied to their next eligible policy period. 

CME Credit

The Texas Medical Liability Trust designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 1 credit in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility. 

Release Date: November 21, 2022
Expiration Date: November 21, 2025