Yes, the Board of Directors shall have the authority to revoke a member for the following reasons:
- Failure to pay the annual registration dues and or MOC fees plus any late fee by the date indicated on the final notice.
- Conviction for an offense which causes the member’s license to practice podiatry to be revoked in any state. Any of the following actions against a Diplomate’s medical license may be cause for loss of diplomate status:
1. Involuntary suspension by any appropriate medical board and/or governmental agency.
2. Revocation by any appropriate medical board and/or governmental agency; or
3. Voluntary suspension due to negotiated settlement with any appropriate medical board and/or governmental agency for a violation of a statute or accepted medical standards.
- Failure to adhere to the requirements for re-evaluation as set forth in the “Re-evaluation of Diplomates” section of this document.
- Misrepresentation of facts, or evidence of providing false information, in connection with the application for certification or other related documents.
- Failure to adhere to the advertising guidelines as outlined in these policies.
- Failure to adhere to the Code of Ethics as adopted by the Board of Directors.
Items A, B andC are cause for immediate revocation of status without benefit of a hearing. Items D, E and F are subject to revocation following a hearing.