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§ 1327. Criteria for Approval of Clinical Training Programs for Foreign Medical Students.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 13. Medical Board of California
Chapter 1. Licensing
Article 7. Foreign Medical Students and Graduates
16 CCR § 1327
§ 1327. Criteria for Approval of Clinical Training Programs for Foreign Medical Students.
(a) Pursuant to Section 2064 of the code a medical student enrolled in a foreign medical school recognized by the Board may practice medicine in a clinical training program approved by the Board. A clinical training program shall submit a written application for such approval and shall meet the following criteria:
(1) Programs shall be conducted in health facilities accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
(2) Programs shall be under the direction of the director of a residency program approved pursuant to Section 1321 above or an active staff member who holds a faculty appointment from the clinical department of a California medical school approved by the Board.
(3) The health facility shall be accredited for continuing education programs by the California Medical Association or by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.
(4) The health facility shall have appropriate liability insurance for those medical students participating in the clinical training program approved under this section.
(5) The program shall have a ratio of one (1) student per physician supervisor or one (1) student per two (2) residents in the training program. Such physician supervisor or resident shall participate directly in the training of and provision of medical services by the medical student.
(6) The health facility shall not remunerate students for medical services rendered, but may provide room and board for students in the program.
(7) The health facility may require a fee to cover necessary administrative costs.
(8) A clinical training program in a specialty area shall not exceed twelve (12) weeks.
(9) The Board determines on a case-by-case basis that a health facility has sufficient beds and occupancy by patients to provide medical students with clinical experience in the specialty area of the clinical training program.
(b) The application shall include the curriculum vitae of all individual preceptors and/or physician supervisors in the program.
(c) The health facility shall file with the Board the names of those students accepted for training in the program. All students accepted shall have completed at least two (2) years of medical education and shall be in good academic standing.
(d) The approval of each clinical training program shall be for a period of one (1) year and may be renewed annually.
(e) Approval under this section shall not be required for clinical training to be taken in health facilities which are the site of a residency program approved under Section 1321, subs. (a), which is in family practice or the same clinical area as the student's training program, or in health facilities which have a major affiliation with a medical school which is approved under Section 1314, subs. (a).
Note: Authority cited: Section 2018, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 2064, Business and Professions Code.
1. New section filed 6-17-77; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 77, No. 25).
2. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 8-5-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 32).
3. Amendment of subsection (a) and new subsection (d) filed 8-6-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 32).
4. Amendment of subsections (a), (a)(1), (a)(3)-(4), (a)(6)-(7), (a)(9), (c) and new subsection (e) filed 4-22-92; operative 5-22-92 (Register 92, No. 18).
5. Amendment of subsections (a), (a)(2)-(3), (a)(9) and (c) and amendment of Note filed 8-1-2011; operative 8-31-2011 (Register 2011, No. 31).
This database is current through 4/22/22 Register 2022, No. 16
16 CCR § 1327, 16 CA ADC § 1327
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