Allied Health Practitioners
For Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) & Physician Assistants:
(APRNs include Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Midwives, and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists)
For other allied health practitioners, please contact Medical Staff Services directly at 410-328-2902 for further instructions.
All Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants must have accepted a position with a clinical department at the University of Maryland Medical Center, University Physicians, Inc, or other UMMS affiliation. Please do not complete/submit an application unless this has taken place.
When starting the credentialing process, please ensure that you have applied for:
Submitted an attestation to the Board of Nursing (if applicable);
Federal DEA registration with a Maryland address (if applicable);
Maryland Controlled Substance Registration (if applicable);
Download the necessary credentialing documents from this website. These include the:
Submit the following to the appropriate Medical Staff Coordinator:
Copies of all licenses, board certifications, malpractice insurance certificates
Copy of BON attestation, job description, etc (if applicable);
CRNAs must supply the name/contact/email information of an Anesthesiologist as a reference on their application. This is a requirement of the Anesthesiology Department Chairman.
CRNPs must supply the name/contact/email information of a preceptor/direct supervisor from their CRNP Program if they are a recent graduate of the program (within 5 years). This is a requirement of the CRNP Director.
Be on call and willing to assist Medical Staff Services should they run into problems doing primary source verification regarding your education, previous training/employment, insurance coverage, peer reviews, etc. Your help will expedite the process.