ACTIONS IN PARTICULAR CASES
6-1002. Appointment and composition of hearing panel. The board of medicine shall provide for and appoint an appropriate panel or panels to accept and hear complaints of such negligence and damages, made by or on behalf of any patient who is an alleged victim of such negligence. Said panels, shall include one (1) person who is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Idaho. In cases involving claims against hospitals, one (1) additional member shall be a then serving administrator of a licensed acute care general hospital in the state of Idaho. One (1) additional member of each such panel shall be appointed by the commissioners of the Idaho state bar, which person shall be a resident lawyer licensed to practice law in the state of Idaho, and shall serve as chairman of the panel. The panelists so appointed shall select by unanimous decision a layman panelist who shall not be a lawyer, doctor or hospital employee but who shall be a responsible adult citizen of Idaho. All panelists shall serve under oath that they are without bias or conflict of interest as respects any matter under consideration.
[6-1002, added 1976, ch. 278, sec. 3, p. 954.]