5 Ways to Save Time When Applying for your WA state MD / PA License.
Join the Washington Medical Commission for an educational opportunity on how to save time when applying for your WA state license. This webinar will cover:
- The benefits of applying via the online portal.
- Accessing the online checklist prior to completing the application.
- The need to request documents through the original entity.
- When and how to complete the fingerprinting process.
- The importance of honesty about information that may negatively impact your application.
- Utilize the online portal.
- Prepare the application requirements prior to submitting the application itself.
- Describe any information that may negatively impact your application so that the WMC can assist in obtaining records and other necessary data.
This activity is designed to educate Allopathic Physicians and Physician Assistants.
Marisa Courtney, WMC Licensing Manager
Marisa studied at the University of Phoenix and Berean School of Bible before starting her tenure with the State of Washington in 2012. In November 2014, she joined the Washington Medical Commission’s Licensing unit as their Renewal Specialist. Over the next four years she worked up from the Renewal Specialist position to a Licensing Specialist role and then was promoted to Licensing Lead. As the Licensing Lead, she assisted with multiple projects including the implementation of the Interstate Medical Licensing Compact (IMLC). In May 2020, she was promoted to Licensing Manager.
Emma Marienthal, Licensing Lead
Emma studied at South Puget Sound Community College and received her AAS to pursue her passion for helping others by becoming a Registered Dental Assistant in 2013. Hired out of a Summer externship, she quickly grew to love the Dental field and all it had to offer. In 2018, she felt called to pursue outside opportunities, and began her tenure with the State of Washington. She was brought on by the Washington Medical Commission as the Licensing Unit’s Renewal Specialist. Once in the Licensing Unit, she then transitioned to a Licensing Specialist role in 2019, and then in 2020 was promoted to Licensing Lead. Emma is excited to be a part of such an important role for the safety of patients in the State of Washington.