Definition of medical board in English:

medical board


  • A body of medical experts responsible for the examination of military personnel, the maintenance of public health, or the regulation of medical practitioners.

    ‘a concerned nurse reported his drinking to the state medical board’
    • ‘California's medical board has done several site visits.’
    • ‘A medical board pronounced Mills fit for duty.’
    • ‘He weathered an embarrassing state medical board investigation into allegations, eventually dismissed, of sexual misconduct with a patient.’
    • ‘Article 34 provides grounds for discharge for health reasons in the event that a military medical board deems a military serviceman unfit for military duty.’
    • ‘There was also a formal complaint to the Massachusetts medical board in 1993.’
    • ‘He served on medical boards and was active in the local medical committee.’
    • ‘He is expected to meet with the hospital's medical board today to discuss a litany of alleged blunders.’
    • ‘He was a specialist officer on the medical boards for the Australian Flying Corps.’
    • ‘An Army medical board ruling on his future service is pending.’
    • ‘They have ordered that a medical board be formed to examine the case.’
    • ‘Most members of the state medical boards are appointed by the governor.’