Bulletin No. 38-06
July 17, 2006

The DWC Medical Unit is accepting applications for its upcoming qualified medical evaluator examination

Applications are now being accepted for the qualified medical evaluator (QME) examination, which will take place Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006. QMEs are independent physicians certified by the DWC Medical Unit to conduct medical evaluations of injured workers. The deadline for filing the exam application is Sep. 7, 2006.

An exam site in Southern California and one in Northern California will be chosen about a month prior to the exam date, once the number of applicants is determined.

Applications for the QME exam may be downloaded from the DWC Web site at http://www.dir.ca.gov/IMC/exampacket.pdf. Applicants may also contact the Medical Unit at (510) 286-3700 to request an application via U.S. mail.

For more information please contact the Medical Unit at 510-286-3700.