Patient Safety Tool: Medical Staff Bylaws Template

The National Rural Health Resource Center crafted a medical staff bylaws template.

The 44-page document includes:

•    A preamble
•    Definitions for governing bodies, medical staff, executive committee and more
•    Medical staff purposes and responsibilities
•    Overview of medical staff membership
•    Procedure for appointments, reappointments
•    Clinical privileges
•    Corrective action against practitioners
•    Procedure for hearings
•    Roles and qualifications for elected officers and more

The document includes highlighted sections, which can be revised based on each organization's needs.

Download the National Rural Health Resource Center's medical staff bylaws template (pdf) for use in your own facility.

Note: View our database providing 150 reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations by clicking here.

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