Board of Registration in Medicine (BORIM)

The Board of Registration in Medicine is responsible for licensing, regulation, and discipline of Massachusetts physicians and acupuncturists.

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178 Albion Street, Suite 330, Wakefield, MA 01880


Consumer Hotline: (800) 377-0550

For Massachusetts callers only

Call Center: (781) 876-8230

For status updates on pending applications


For general information
For help with Physician Profiles
For help with questions about consumer complaints (please do not submit the complaint to this email address)
To File a Complaint against a Physician or Acupuncturist Complaints can be submitted using our online system here 


(781) 876-8383
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Who we serve

The Board of Registration in Medicine’s mission is to ensure that only qualified and competent physicians of good moral character are licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and that those physicians and health care institutions in which they practice provide to their patients a high standard of care, and support an environment that maximizes the high quality of health care in Massachusetts.

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Recent news & announcements


Emergency Temporary Licenses Issued During the Pandemic Have Expired 

10/01/2023 Board of Registration in Medicine

Physicians issued emergency temporary licenses who did not submit an application for a full license by September 30 are not authorized to treat patients in MA beginning October 1, 2023


Board of Registration in Medicine Releases the Autumn 2023 Quality and Patient Safety Newsletter 

10/25/2023 Board of Registration in Medicine

The Quality and Patient Safety Division Newsletter, FIRST Do No Harm, is a vehicle for sharing quality and patient safety initiatives of Massachusetts healthcare facilities.

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