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Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2000 
Question/Topic: Doctors discipline and malpractice. Physicians. Licensing. License. 
Answer/Pointer: The Florida Department of Health licenses doctors. Their website offers an online searchable database of license and background information for doctors. The web address is: From the scroll down menu click on Licensure, Medical Health Professionals Lookup. Then scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Continue to the search site. The Florida Department of Health Care Administration used to have a Physician Discipline and Malpractice Report online. Recently they changed their website and took that particular publication off the site. Now consumers need to access the Department of Insurance website for discipline and malpractice information. The web address is: From here click on malpractice complaints. The American Medical Association also has a website which provides information for doctors, such as: graduation school and date, internship, specialty, etc... The site will also provide information on doctors who are not members. The web address is: From here click on Doctor Finder. Then click on Search by name or medical specialty. Then scroll down and click on ACCEPT. 
Librarian: SLF 

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