Welcome to IAMRA

IAMRA strives to be responsive to the needs and future direction of medical regulatory authorities worldwide. Communication, participation and interaction by all are deemed paramount to the true success of this international collaboration. IAMRA is organized and shall be operated exclusively to support the purposes of medical regulation through scientific, educational and collaborative activities, which shall include the furtherance of the following purpose:

To encourage best practice among medical regulatory authorities worldwide in the achievement of their mandate - to protect, promote and maintain the health and safety of the public by ensuring proper standards for the profession of medicine.

News Updates

IAMRA is pleased to announce our newest member, Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (Associate). Please join us in welcoming FSBPT to IAMRA!

IAMRA currently has 77 members from 37 countries. For a complete listing, please go to http://iamra.com/memberlist.asp.


IAMRA 11th International Conference on Medical Regulation
Medical Regulation - Evaluating Risk and Reducing Harm to Patients
September 9-12, 2014, London, UK

The International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA) and the General Medical Council are pleased to invite you to the 11th International Conference on Medical Regulation, which will be held in London, United Kingdom.

The IAMRA conference will focus on Medical Regulation - Evaluating risk and reducing harm to patients and will take place from Tuesday 9 to Friday 12 September 2014 at 200 Aldersgate, St Paul's, London.

The programme will be based around the key functions of medical regulation:

  • Registration
  • Education and training standards
  • Quality assurance
  • Professional standards
  • Fitness to practise / Disciplinary processes
  • Revalidation / Continuous competence assessment

Over 300 delegates from across the world are expected to attend. Presenters and panellists include leading medical regulators, policy makers and academics and the programme has been designed to appeal to all delegates irrespective of levels of expertise or resources. We've also included dedicated time to a varied social programme, so delegates can enjoy the delights of London's many tourist attractions.

Registration is now open
Registration for the conference is now open. Please book your place using our dedicated conference website.

IAMRA and the GMC look forward to seeing you in London later this year!

  • 12th International Conference on Medical Regulation
    September 20-23, 2016
    Melbourne, Australia

  • September 4-6, 2014
    Druids Glen Resort, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

The Medical Council of Ireland is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the 2014 Joint Conference of International Physician Assessment Coalition (IPAC) and the Coalition for Physician Enhancement (CPE) September 4-6, 2014 in Druids Glen Resort, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.  For over a decade, IPAC and CPE have been facilitating discussion so their members can find ways to improve assessment and remediation of physicians (read more).

October 22-23, 2014
Conrad Hotel (Shk Zayed Road)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Health Authority and the Government of Dubai are pleased to invite you to the Dubai Health Regulation Conference, which will take place October 22-23, 2014 at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Themes for the meeting include:

  • Regulation of Systems
  • Regulation of Health Care Professionals
  • Regulation of Sports Medicine
  • Regulation of Pharmacies
  • Quality Assurance
  • Medical Complaints
This two-day event will encompass a Conference on Health Regulations and an Exhibition on Medical Tourism. The event hopes to bring together Regulators, Health Care Professionals, Patients, Researchers, Policy Makers, Educators, Tour Operators, Medical Tourism Facilitators and other entities with an active interest in Health Regulations. The Medical Tourism Exhibition running parallel to the conference aims to bring together Tour Operators, Medical Tourism Facilitators & other entities with interest in Medical Tourism to showcase the HealthCare facilities in Dubai.

We hope you will join us in Dubai for this exciting Conference!

IAMRA ASSESSMENT RESOURCE IAMRA Assessment RecourceThe IAMRA Exam Review Working Group is pleased to present the IAMRA Assessment Resource. IAMRA provides this site as a resource for those seeking information on the assessment requirements and practices of Medical Regulatory Authorities (MRAs) from around the world. The site contains recent information on the assessment requirements for medical practice in several MRAs that are members of IAMRA. It is the desire of IAMRA to add information for MRAs not currently represented. MRAs seeking to add information to this website should contact the IAMRA Secretariat.