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§ 97735. Obligations of the Scholarship Recipient.

22 CA ADC § 97735Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 22. Social Security
Division 7. Health Planning and Facility Construction (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 14. Health Professions Education Foundation
Article 3. Scholarships
22 CCR § 97735
§ 97735. Obligations of the Scholarship Recipient.
(a) Except for individuals who are members of a group referred to in section 97700.8 of this chapter, and are recipients of a scholarship under the Registered Nurse Education Program, in return for a scholarship under this chapter, each recipient shall be obligated to practice his or her health profession in direct patient care for a specified period of time in a medically underserved area in the state.
(b) Except for recipients who receive a deferral under paragraph (d) of this section, a scholarship recipient shall commence the practice of his or her health profession in a medically underserved area of the state as soon as possible following the completion of the recipient's approved course of study or by such later date as may have been agreed to by the Office and the applicant in writing.
(c) The period which the recipient is obligated to serve shall be 12 months for each academic year for which the recipient received a scholarship under this chapter, or 24 months, whichever is greater.
(d) The Office may defer the beginning date of a service obligation to allow a scholarship recipient to pursue additional postgraduate training. The period of this deferment shall not exceed:
(1) Four years for any scholarship recipient receiving a degree from a school of medicine or osteopathy; or,
(2) One year for any other scholarship recipient, except that this time period may be extended for additional postgraduate training.
(e) Each scholarship recipient receiving a degree in medicine or osteopathy who does not intend to apply for a residency shall still complete at least one year of approved postgraduate training to qualify for licensure, before beginning the period of obligated service. This one year of training shall be in:
(1) An allopathic flexible first-year program with training in family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, or an allopathic categorical first-year program in family practice or internal medicine; or,
(2) A rotating internship in osteopathic medicine.
(f) Any recipient receiving a degree in medicine or osteopathy who fails to complete any postgraduate training that is a minimum requirement of licensure shall be subject to the default penalties of subdivision (a) of section 97737.
(g) A scholarship recipient shall request the approval of the Office before altering the length or type of approved postgraduate training for which the period of obligated service was deferred under this section.
(h) Any recipient whose period of obligated service has been deferred under this section shall begin and complete the obligate service following the completion of the requested or required postgraduate training.


Note: Authority cited: Section 128360, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 128345 and 128350, Health and Safety Code.
1. New section filed 5-24-90 as an emergency; operative 5-24-90 (Register 90, No. 27). Section remains in effect pursuant to Education Code section 69801 unless amended or repealed by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.
2. Change without regulatory effect amending Note filed 7-3-2017 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2017, No. 27).
This database is current through 4/12/24 Register 2024, No. 15.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 22, § 97735, 22 CA ADC § 97735
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