A national outcry over the establishment of a board to certify physician assistants specializing in dermatology has led to efforts to remove the dermatologist behind the Little Rock-based board from his position in the American Academy of Dermatology and to dissolve the new board.

Scott Dinehart, a North Little Rock dermatologist, violated his fiduciary duties to the academy “through his actions to incorporate and name himself the sole organizer of the newly-launched American Board of Dermatology Physician Assistants (ABDPA), an organization that intends to provide ‘board certification’ to physician assistants who work in dermatology practices and meet certain requirements,” the academy president, George Hruza, said in a statement posted on the academy website.

Read the full article at arkansasonline.com