Health Quality Investigation Unit

The Health Quality Investigation Unit (HQIU) was established in July 2014 per Senate Bill 304, which transferred all investigative staff from the Medical Board of California to the Division of Investigation. HQIU is responsible for the sworn law enforcement investigation services for the Medical Board and related healing art boards. HQIU has 13 field offices located in Southern California, Northern California, the Bay Area, and the Central Valley. See the Office Locations page on this blogsite for more information.

Health Quality Investigation Unit investigators conduct investigations for the following DCA boards:

  • Medical Board of California
  • Physician Assistant Board
  • Board of Podiatric Medicine