Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-3-.06 - Education Council For Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certification Requirement

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

(1) All applicants who graduated from a college of medicine not accredited by the Liaison Committee of Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association shall achieve certification given by the Education Council for Foreign Medical Graduates or shall achieve a Fifth Pathway Certification and pass the examination administered by the Education Council For Foreign Medical Graduates. For the purposes of this rule, Fifth Pathway Certification and passage of the examination administered by the Education Council For Foreign Medical Graduates is hereby deemed equivalent to certification given by the Education Council For Foreign Medical Graduates. Proof of certification or passage of the examination must be sent directly from the Education Council for Foreign Medical Graduates to the Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners. Proof of Fifth Pathway Certification must be sent directly from the certifying agency to the Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners.
(2) Documentation submitted through the Federation Credentials Verification Service (FCVS) may be accepted to demonstrate compliance with the requirements of this rule.

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-3-.06
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 March 20, 1995; effective April 24, 1995. Amended: Filed November 20, 1997; effective December 25, 1997. Amended: Filed July 26, 1999; effective August 30, 1999. Amended (Rule Number Only): Filed October 15, 2008; effective November 19, 2008.

Rule 05 was renumber to .06 as per certification filed October 15, 2008; effective November 19, 2008.

Author: Wendell R. Morgan, Patricia E. Shaner, Attorneys for the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

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

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