Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-3-.03 - Post-Graduate Education Requirement

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) Applicants for a certificate of qualification who graduated from a college of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education or a college of osteopathy accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation shall present evidence satisfactory to the Board that the applicant has completed one (1) year of post-graduate or residency training in any of the following programs:
(a) A program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
(b) A program accredited by the American Osteopathic Association.
(c) A program accredited by the Accreditation Committee of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
(d) A program accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
(e) Documentation submitted through the Federation Credentials Verification Service (FCVS) may be accepted to demonstrate compliance with subparagraphs (a), (b), (c), and (d) above.
(2) Applicants for a certificate of qualification who graduated from a college of medicine not accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education or a college of osteopathy not accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation shall present evidence satisfactory to the Board that the applicant has completed three (3) years of post-graduate or residency training in any of the following programs:
(a) A program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
(b) A program accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.
(c) A program accredited by the Accreditation Committee of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
(d) A program accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
(e) Documentation submitted through the Federation Credentials Verification Service (FCVS) may be accepted to demonstrate compliance with subparagraphs (a), (b), (c), and (d) above.
(3) The terms "has completed one (1) year of post-graduate or residency training" and "has completed three (3) years of post-graduate or residency training" shall mean that the applicant has successfully completed or met the program's established criteria, standards or requirements which are necessary for promotion to the next level of post-graduate training or that the applicant has successfully completed or met the program's established criteria, standards or requirements which are necessary for completion of the program.
(4) Merely accumulating twelve (12) months of post-graduate or residency training or thirty-six (36) months of post-graduate or residency training shall not be evidence satisfactory to the Board that the applicant has fulfilled the post-graduate education requirement necessary for qualifying for the issuance of a certificate of qualification for a license to practice medicine in Alabama.

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-3-.03
Filed May 20, 1993 for publication. See also Notice of Intended Action dated May 20, 1993 repealing existing Chapter 3. Amended: July 21, 1993; effective August 25, 1993. Amended: Filed November 20, 1997; effective December 25, 1997. Amended: Filed August 23, 1999; effective August 30, 1999. Amended: Filed August 22, 2002; effective September 26, 2002. Amended: Filed March 11, 2010; effective April 15, 2010. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XL, Issue No. 03, December 30, 2021, eff. 2/13/2022.

Authors: Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยง 34-24-53; Act No. 93-148.

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