COVID-19: HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS:
The Department of Safety and Professional Services has been working closely with the Medical Examining Board, other health professions governing boards and councils, and Governor Evers' administration to position our health care workforce to best respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency. For information on the state COVID-19 response, including orders and memos, please visit our
COVID Information page.
The Medical Examining Board is created in
Wis. Stat. § 15.405(7) and has authority as outlined in
Wis. Stat. ch. 448.
The members of the Medical Examining Board are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature to serve staggered 4-year terms. The Board consists of 9 licensed doctors of medicine, 1 licensed doctor of osteopathy, and 3 public members.
|Member||Officer||Member Type||Term Expiration|
|Wasserman, Sheldon A., MD|
Obstetrics and Gynecology
|Chou, Clarence P., MD|
|Vice Chairperson||Physician Member||7/1/2023|
|Goel, Sumeet K., DO|
|Secretary||Doctor of Osteopathy||7/1/2023|
|Bond, Milton, Jr.||||Public Member||7/1/2023|
|Ferguson, Kris, MD|
|Gerlach, Diane M., DO|
|Lerma, Carmen||||Public Member||7/1/2024|
|Parish, Michael A., MD|
Surgery - Thoracic
|Sattler, Rachel E.||||Public Member||7/1/2024|
|Schmeling, Gregory J., MD|
|Siebert, Derrick R., MD|
|Yerby, Lemuel G., III, MD|
Surgery - General
Yu, Emily S., MD|
*Board members whose terms have expired may continue to serve until their successor is confirmed by the Senate.
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission (IMLCC)
here for information and updates from the IMLCC.
Click here for IMLCC Public Notices, Agendas and Minutes.
The Medical Examining Board, and each of its current members in their individual capacities, as well as the following former Medical Examining Board members, state unequivocal support for the recommendations and guidance set out by the Unites States Center for Disease Control and Prevention related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) as reflected on its website (www.cdc.gov).
Current Medical Examining Board members:
Sheldon A. Wasserman, M.D., Chairperson - Physician Member
Clarence P. Chou, M.D., Vice Chairperson - Physician Member
Sumeet K. Goel, D.O., Secretary - Osteopathic Physician Member
Milton Bond, Jr., Public Member
Diane M. Gerlach, D.O., Physician Member
Michael A. Parish, M.D., Physician Member
Rachel E. Sattler, Public Member
Lemuel G. Yerby, III, M.D., Physician Member
Emily S. Yu, M.D., Physician Member
Former Medical Examining Board members:
David A. Bryce, M.D., Physician Member
Mary Jo Capodice, D.O., Osteopathic Physician Member (Former MEB Secretary)
Padmaja Doniparthi, M.D., Physician Member
Rodney A. Erickson, M.D., Physician Member
Suresh Misra, M.D., Physician Member
David M. Roelke, M.D., Physician Member
Kenneth B. Simons, M.D., Physician Member (Former MEB Chairperson)
Russell S. Yale, M.D., Physician Member
FSMB Statement on Wearing Face Coverings During Patient Care
On January 16, 2019, the Board updated the
Wisconsin Medical Examining Board Opioid Prescribing Guideline.
On March 21, 2018, the Board updated the
Wisconsin Medical Examining Board Opioid Prescribing Guideline
Please review the following requirement:
Physician's Duty to Report (2009 WI Act 382)
Please review the following update:
NTSB Information on Risk of Pilot Impairment
The State of Wisconsin Medical Examining Board is pleased to offer the new online application process for medical and osteopathic physicians called the Uniform Application for Physician State Licensure (UA). The UA will benefit physicians by reducing redundancy in filling out multiple applications when applying for licensure in multiple states. Physicians will be able to apply to multiple states by filling out the UA once, then directing it to additional states. Physicians applying via
OLAS can import their UA information into their Wisconsin license application, leaving only the state-specific instructions and addendums of the application to be completed. Visit the
Federation of State Medical Boards’ website for further information.
Last updated: 7/21/2021