The president or chief executive officer of any podiatric medical association or society within this state shall report to the board when the association or society determines that a podiatric physician and surgeon has committed unprofessional conduct or that a podiatric physician and surgeon may not be able to practice podiatric medicine and surgery with reasonable skill and safety to patients as the result of any mental or physical condition and constitutes an apparent risk to the public health, safety or welfare. The report required by this subsection shall be made without regard to whether the license holder appeals, accepts or acts upon the determination made by the association or society. Notification of appeal shall be included.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.22.015. 91-10-041 (Order 158B), § 246-922-150, filed 4/25/91, effective 5/26/91; 91-03-095 (Order 118B), recodified as § 246-922-150, filed 1/18/91, effective 2/18/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.170 and chapter 18.22 RCW. 90-12-013 (Order 060), § 308-31-240, filed 5/30/90, effective 6/30/90.]