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§ 1685. Display of Name and Earned Degree.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 16. Osteopathic Medical Board of California
Article 16. Use and Display of “D.O.” Degree (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 1685
§ 1685. Display of Name and Earned Degree.
(a) Any licensee of the Board shall prominently display at the entrance to any facility in which he primarily practices, the name of the facility, the names of the licensees practicing therein, and their earned degree.
(b) Any licensee of the Board shall designate himself by his earned degree “D.O.,” and/or the term “Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon,” and shall prominently display this designation on all printed materials employed in his practice relating to his licensed function as a physician and surgeon. A D.O. licensed by the Board shall not use the term “M.D.”
Note: Authority cited: Osteopathic Act (Initiative Measure, Stats. 1923, p. xciii), Section 1; and Section 3600-1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 2275, 2276, 2452 and 3600-2, Business and Professions Code.
1. Repealer of Chapter 16 (Sections 1600-1697, not consecutive) and new Chapter 16 (Sections 1600-1697, not consecutive and Appendix) filed 12-10-87; operative 1-9-88 (Register 87, No. 52). For prior history, see Registers 81, No. 50; 81, No. 36; 81, No. 9; 80, No. 40; 78, No. 15; 77, No. 21; and 63, No. 25.
This database is current through 6/10/22 Register 2022, No. 23
16 CCR § 1685, 16 CA ADC § 1685
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