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Important Information

from the State Medical Board of Ohio

Renewal Deadline for Supervision Agreements and Allied Health Professionals

The State Medical Board of Ohio will waive the late fee through February 14, 2018 for expiring licenses. Additionally, the expiration for supervision agreements has been extended to February 15 (there is no fee associated with these).
What you should do for your license renewal:

  • Please complete all renewal steps on Save your progress.


  • Email Include your name and license number.

  • A customer service associate will manually remove the fee from the cart. We will notify you when you can log back in to complete the process.


What you should do for your supervision agreement renewal:

  • To begin, visit

  • Once logged in, you will see the Dashboard page.

  • Locate your physician license and click on the Options button for that license.

  • Select Supervision Agreements from the dropdown options.

  • You will be taken to the Medical License Agreements page.

  • Click the down arrow on the row corresponding with the agreement(s) you wish to renew.

  • Under Agreement Options, choose Renew.

Additional Resources:

Thank you again for your patience as we work with DAS to implement their added security protocol. Please contact us if you have any additional concerns.


Special Meeting on February 2, 2018

The State Medical Board of Ohio will convene a special meeting via telephone conference in order to consider acceptance of the permanent surrender of an individual’s certificate to practice. The special meeting is being held pursuant to Section 4731.22(M), Ohio Revised Code. The notice can be viewed here

Welcome Dietitians and Respiratory Care Professionals

Welcome Dietitians and Respiratory Care Professionals

The Medical Board welcomes Ohio’s licensed dietitians and respiratory care providers. House Bill 49, the state budget bill, ordered the consolidation of several boards in Ohio. As a result, Dietetics and Respiratory Care Boards have merged to be part of the State Medical Board of Ohio. All licensees will continue to use to renew and update license information. We look forward to serving these new professionals as they work to protect and improve the health of Ohioans.

We are in the process of updating website information. Additional information can be found here:

Upcoming Closure in Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Medical Board's office will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The office will reopen at 8 A.M. on Tuesday. 

Upcoming Office Closures

Upcoming Office Closures

The Medical Board will be closed on the following dates in December and January:

  • December 25

  • January 1 

  • January 15

Our office will reopen at 8 a.m. on the day following each of these closures.


Licensees Invited: A Closer Look at Addiction Treatment - Ideas in Practice

Licensees Invited: A Closer Look at Addiction Treatment - Ideas in Practice

Our licensees are invited to join us for a statewide, collaborative meeting about the opioid epidemic in Ohio and the need for a continuum of care for addiction treatment. At this event, we ask you to share your thoughts with other health care leaders from across Ohio as we work to incorporate opioid treatment and evidence-based practices in a range of health care settings.


September 25, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Ohio State University’s 4-H conference center, Columbus


One of 18 additional live-stream locations across Ohio

The opioid epidemic and consequences of substance abuse are devastating the country. We must do more to end this epidemic. The continuum of care models exist to deal with substance abuse, opioid abuse and prescription pill abuse. This conference will highlight best practices, American Society of Addiction Medicine’s (ASAM) Standards of Care, community partnerships and replicable models currently in practice.


AMA Credit Designation Statement:

The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


ACCME Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The American Society of Addiction Medicine and The Office of the Attorney General of Ohio, Substance Use and Populations Health Initiatives. The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Please see the image above for information on the day’s agenda. To register for Columbus or one of the other statewide locations, please visit


Upcoming Holiday Closure in Observance of Independence Day

The Medical Board’s office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in observance of Independence Day. The office will reopen on Wednesday at 8 a.m.

Upcoming Holiday Closure in Honor of Memorial Day

The Medical Board’s office will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in honor of Memorial Day. The office will reopen on Tuesday at 8 a.m.

CT Exam Date Set for July 7

The date of the next Cosmetic Therapy exam will be Friday, July 7, 2017. The application must be submitted before 5pm Monday, June 26, 2017. Click here to submit an application.

Website Downtime

Part of the State Medical Board of Ohio’s online system will be down for maintenance on Thursday, April 6th. From 6-9p.m. users will not be able to access any information on the following licenses during that time:

Cosmetic therapist, massage therapists, physician assistants, acupuncturist, oriental medicine, anesthesiologist assistants, radiologist assistants, genetic counselor, limited branch schools.