Mike Walker and Lois Ranftle of the Medical Board of California meet with Sacramento resident Jack Gonzales (right) during a recent “Verify a License” event at Arden Fair Mall, showing consumers how to check their doctor’s licensing status. In Gonzales’ case, the site showed his physician was in good standing.
Mike Walker and Lois Ranftle of the Medical Board of California meet with Sacramento resident Jack Gonzales (right) during a recent “Verify a License” event at Arden Fair Mall, showing consumers how to check their doctor’s licensing status. In Gonzales’ case, the site showed his physician was in good standing. Michael Macor The Chronicle
Mike Walker and Lois Ranftle of the Medical Board of California meet with Sacramento resident Jack Gonzales (right) during a recent “Verify a License” event at Arden Fair Mall, showing consumers how to check their doctor’s licensing status. In Gonzales’ case, the site showed his physician was in good standing. Michael Macor The Chronicle
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