Criteria for membership in Genesis Physicians Group is as follows:

  1. Applying physician must have hospital privileges at a facility accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Primary care physicians and OB-GYNs must have admitting privileges.

  2. Board certification for the primary specialty from a specialty board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) OR Board qualification and certification within five years after completing residency. Continued board certification is required for ongoing membership. For continuing membership, physicians who were previously board certified but did not obtain recertification are approved for two years only.

  3. Malpractice coverage of at least $200,000/$600,000.

  4. Absence of any information provided in the application and available to the Membership Committee members that, in the view of the committee members, raises concern about professional performance, conduct, or business practices.