Sunday, 25 March 2012

state specific residency training licenses

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ALABAMA
  • Requires a limited license to work in a residency program
  • Board of Medical Examiners' Administrative Rules 540-X-3-.14 through .16 (http://www.albme.org/Documents/Rules/540-X-3.pdf) establish qualifications and procedures for limited licensure in Alabama.
  • Others needing this are Individuals in approved residency training programs, visiting professors, distinguished professors and specialty professors at medical colleges. Individuals employed by state mental and penal institutions.
  • There are specific requirements that must be met prior to the issuance of a limited license.  Limited licenses are issued for one year only.  Physicians must apply to the Board to renew their limited certificates of qualification by January 1 of each year.

ARIZONA

ARKANSAS
  • Does not need a special training license for interns and residents.
  • This is not applicable for those working out side of the residency training (moon lightning)

CALIFORNIA
  • Does not require a training license or certificate during residency
  • They do however, require completion of Post graduate Training Authorization letter (PTAL), prior to starting residency. This has to be completed by the applicant.

COLORADO
  • All physicians participating in an internship, residency or fellowship, are required to hold a physician training license.
  • Upon notification to the Colorado Medical Board from the training program of acceptance into the training program (see sample attestation below), the applicant will have 60 days to complete and submit a training application.
  • http://www.dora.state.co.us/medical/licensing/training.htm

CONNECTICUT
  • Permit for participation in intern, resident physician program required.
  • Permit issued by the Department of Public Health filed with the department on the applicant's behalf by the hospital administrator certifying that the applicant is to be appointed an intern, resident or medical office.

DELAWARE
  • Did not find specific information regarding a training license for programs in Delaware
  • Either the hospital applies for a training permit on your behalf or you do not need one

DISTRICT COLUMBIA
  • In order to begin training, all house staff must be enrolled in the Postgraduate Physician Training Program.
  • https://app.hpla.doh.dc.gov/mylicense_ppt/

FLORIDA

GEORGIA

HAWAII

IDAHO

ILLINOIS
  • State of Illinois requires a temporary practicing licence
  • This license is the property of the institution and is valid only for the practice of medicine within the scope of the resident's training program.
  • A temporary license may be issued for a three-year period, or for the anticipated duration of the resident's program. May be coordinated through the GME Office or check it out here http://www.idfpr.com/Renewals/Apply/forms/md-t.pdf

INDIANA
  • Requires a 100$ fee, notarized proof of graduation, degree, ECFMG certificate, transcript, photograph, letter from employer
  • Temporary Medical Permit application and requirements MUST be filed with the Professional Licensing Agency at least ten (10) days before beginning the residency training
  • Read about the details here http://www.in.gov/pla/2829.htm

IOWA

KANSAS
  • I was unable to find a temporary resident permit or license for Kansas state, there may not be one
  • more details are available here http://www.ksbha.org/forms.html

KENTUCKY
  • Physicians in their first year of post graduate training (PGY1) are exempt from licensure.
  • After completion of one year of training, a physician is required to obtain an Institutional Practice Limited License (IP) or a Residency (R) Training License to practice in Kentucky.
  • An Institutional Practice Limited License (IP) is issued to a physician entering an ACGME residency training in program Kentucky. An applicant must have completed one year of ACGME accredited postgraduate training and Parts 1 and 2 of the USMLE or COMLEX.
  • Residency training license (R) allows a physician to practice within the parameters of the training program, as well as moonlight at locations designated by the Program Director.

LOUISIANA

MAINE


MARYLAND
  • Found an UMP permit that seemed to be required for clerkships or residency (UMP stands for unlicensed medical practitioner) – so there is NO training license per say.
  • This may be arranged for by the GME – contact GME office
  • More information here http://www.mbp.state.md.us/pages/umps.html

MASSACHUSETTS

MICHIGAN
  • An Educational Limited license is usually obtained while you are in a residency program trying to obtain the hours needed for full licensure.
  • You need to apply for this license by submitting an application, fee and meeting the requirements stated on the application.
  • can be held for a total of 6 years (initial application plus 5 renewals).

MINNESOTA

MISSISSIPPI
  • Residents must obtain a Mississippi medical license.
  • One requirement of the licensure board is that applicants must have passed USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 - Clinical Knowledge (CK) and Clinical Skills (CS) before a restricted temporary license will be issued
  • Graduates of foreign medical schools must pass USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK and CS to be eligible for a Limited Institutional License.

MISSOURI
  •     Resident shall obtain a valid state license or a valid temporary license from the Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts Medical

MONTANA

NEBRASKA
  • The Temporary Educational Permit (TEP) for medicine and surgery permits the holder to practice medicine and surgery in a supervised educational program approved by the Nebraska Board of Medicine and Surgery.
  • issued to any person who is enrolled in an approved graduate medical educational program conducted by an accredited hospital
  • more details here, http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/crl_medical_medsur_ptep_ptep.aspx

NEVADA

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NEW JERSEY
  • may not be required for interns/PGY-1s
  • Each unlicensed physician planning to participate at the PGY 2 level or higher in a residency training program in New Jersey must complete a permit application.
  • More information here, http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/bme/faq/instFAQ.htm#8

NEW MEXICO

NEW YORK
  •         I did not find any forms or links to training licenses for residents in New York

NORTH CAROLINA

OHIO

OKLAHOMA

OREGON

PENNSYLVANIA
  • The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires that any physician entering a medical residency or fellowship training program in the State of Pennsylvania obtain a graduate medical training license.
  • This process takes a minimum of sixty days.
  • Once issued, the license is only valid for the dates, specialty, PGY level and hospital that are listed on the license.
  • More information at http://www.upmc.com/careersatupmc/GME/LicensingCertifications/Pages/Default.aspx
RHODE ISLAND

SOUTH CAROLINA

SOUTH DAKOTA

TENNESSEE
  • interns, residents and fellows are apparently exempt from having a license 
  • The exemption is obtained by the program GME office on behalf of the applicant

TEXAS
  • requires a Texas physician in training permit
  • You have to apply online at the Texas medical board website
  • application fee was approximately 200$
  • Texas medical Board has one of the best informative sites regarding the physician training permits, the link is here http://www.tmb.state.tx.us/professionals/physicians/faq/pitq.php

UTAH
  • Utah does not have a training license, neither is there is an exemption clause for residents, interns and fellow.
  • I found this online - all residents are required to obtain a Utah full unrestricted physician license. I guess this means that even while you are training, you need to have a full license.
  • more policies here http://medicine.utah.edu/GME/policies/1-9%20Policies/1.3.pdf

VERMONT

VIRGINIA

WASHINGTON


2 comments:

  1. Has there been a recent change in California licensing requirements? I am under the impression California requires a medical license before commencing the 24th month of training for domestic medical school graduates and before the 36th month of training for international medical grads.

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    1. Hi Dr. sophiespen, I am not aware of these current changes specifically for California. perhaps you could elaborate more on this topic here! thanks

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