A Philadelphia resident can work their whole life to become the medical professional they dreamt of becoming when they were a child. After years of study, testing, paying for classes and books and struggling, they may finally receive the education that they need to get a medical license and begin practicing to care for others. It therefore seems hard to understand how an alleged DUI or drug crime may have the power to derail the individual's entire future and everything they worked hard to get.
The State Board of Medicine recently announced disciplinary actions against a number of people in the medical profession here in Pennsylvania. The Board regulates not only medical doctors, but also physician assistants, radiology technicians, respiratory therapists and others.