Attached Agencies

Georgia Composite Medical Board licenses and regulates physicians, physician's assistants, resident physicians, respiratory care professionals, perfusionists, acupuncturists and auricular (ear) detoxification specialists, paramedics and cardiac technicians. The Board also maintains a comprehensive database on licensed physicians in the state that is available to the public.

Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce monitors and evaluates the supply and distribution of physicians by specialty and geographic location to identify underserved areas of the state. GBPW also develops medical education programs through financial aid to medical schools and residency training programs.

Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency protects the health, safety and welfare of Georgia citizens by enforcing Georgia laws and rules pertaining to manufactured or compounded drugs and to ensure only licensed facilities or persons dispense or distribute pharmaceuticals.