Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
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.
Ala. Admin. Code r.
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,
Author: Wendell R. Morgan, Patricia E. Shaner,
Attorneys for the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners
Code of Ala.
Act No. 93-148.