Qualifications for Membership

Qualifications for Membership on St. John Medical Staff

Anesthesia 

  • The qualifications shall consist of members of the medical staff who have satisfactorily completed an anesthesia residency training program approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (A.C.G.M.E.) or the American Osteopathic Association (A.O.A.)

 

Cardiovascular Medicine     

  • A physician who is board-certified or board-eligible in cardiology by the appropriate Board of Internal Medicine or of Pediatrics.  Board eligibility is defined in accordance with the above subspecialty at the time the applicant finished training.  In the event that the time for board eligibility has passed at the time of application, applicant should present documentation of four years of training, two of the four being cardiology.

 

Cardio Thoracic Surgery

  • Must be certified by an appropriate Board of Thoracic Surgeons or may be provisional until board certification is obtained within two years after applying for staff privileges.
  • If non-boarded, fully trained surgeons must submit evidence stating they are approved applicants to take the board examination from the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.  Their privileges are restricted to the privilege granted the responsible staff member.

 

Dermatology          

  • Shall consist of members of the medical staff who have satisfactorily completed an approved residency training program in Dermatology, qualifying the applicant for board certification.

 

Emergency Medicine

  • Applicants for membership in the Emergency Department must be either:
  • Board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
  • Certified by the American Board in a General Medical Specialty (i.e., Family or General Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, or Surgery)
  • Completed an approved residency training program approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (A.C.G.M.E.) or American Osteopathic Association (A.O.A.) in Emergency Medicine or a General Medical Specialty.
  • Have accumulated five years of practice experience in Emergency Medicine with 7,000 patient contact hours.

 

Family Practice      

  • Shall consist of members of the medical staff who have satisfactorily completed one of the following:
    • A minimum of three years post graduate training in an Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Family Practice residency training program.
    • A minimum of three years post graduate training in an American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Family Practice residency training program.
    • A minimum of four years post graduate training in an Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Medicine/Pediatric residency training program.
    • A minimum of four years post graduate training in an American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Medicine/ Pediatric residency training program.
  • Must be actively engaged in a medical practice which includes more than one of the customary divisions of medicine.

 

Internal Medicine

  • Shall consist of members of the medical staff who have satisfactorily completed:
    • An Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or an American Osteopathic Association (AOA) approved medical residency training program.
    • A minimum of four (4) years post-graduate training in an American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Medicine/ Pediatric residency training program.
    • A minimum of four (4) years post-graduate training in an Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Medicine/Pediatric residency training program.

 

Neuroscience ( Neurology/Neurosurgery/Physical Medicine/Pain Management and Psychiatric Medicine)

  • Shall consist of members of the medical staff who have satisfactorily completed an Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) of an American Osteopathic Association (AOA) approved residency training program or who have achieved certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) recognized board in one of the following:
    • Neurology
    • Neurosurgery
    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    • Pain Management - Members of the medical staff who are board certified or have taken the reasonable efforts to become certified by an American Board of Medical Specialties recognized board in pain management.
    • Psychiatric Medicine

 

OB/GYN    

  • Shall consist of members of the medical staff who have satisfactorily completed an Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or an American Osteopathic Association (AOA) approved Ob/Gyn residency training program.

 

Ophthalmology      

  • Shall consist of members of the medical staff who have satisfactorily completed a minimum of three years post-graduate training in an approved ophthalmology residency training program.

 

Otolaryngology      

  • Shall consist of members of the medical staff who satisfactorily completed an approved otolaryngology residency training program.

 

Orthopedics 

  • Shall consist of members of the medical staff who have satisfactorily completed a five year residency training program in Orthopedic Surgery approved/accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

 

Pathology  

  • Applicants for membership in the Department of Pathology must have successfully completed a resident training program approved by the American Board of Pathology and the American Medical Association and must be board certified by the American Board of Pathology.

 

Pediatrics  

  • Shall consist of members of the medical staff who have satisfactorily completed an approved pediatric residency training program.

 

Podiatry

  • Shall consist of members of the medical staff who have satisfactorily completed a minimum of a two year post graduate training program approved/accredited by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education.

 

Radiology  

  • Membership in the Radiology Department will be considered for the physicians of the medical staff who have satisfactorily and successfully completed a three year minimum A.C.G.M.E. or A.O.A.-approved residency training program in Radiology and are certified by the American Board of Radiology.

 

Surgery      

  • Shall consist of members of the medical staff who have satisfactorily completed one of the following:
    • A post-graduate residency training program approved/accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or an American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
    • A post-graduate residency training program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation.

 

Urology     

  • Shall consist of members of the medical staff who have satisfactorily completed an approved urologic residency training program.