Skip to Main Content


Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification and Licensing

All states require physicians and therefore hospitalists to be licensed. Requirements vary by state. To qualify for a license, candidates must graduate from an accredited medical school and complete residency training in their specialty. To find out more about specific state licensing requirements, individuals can contact their state’s medical board.

Join Vault Gold to unlock this premium content

Earnings - Outlook - Resources & Associations and more

Are you a student? You may have FREE access.

Vault partners with thousands of colleges, universities and academic institutions to provide students with FREE access to our premium content. To determine if your school is a partner, please enter your school email address below.

Related Professions