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§ 14-319. License to practice medicine; eminent applicants

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth Occupations

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Physicians (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 14-319
§ 14-319. License to practice medicine; eminent applicants
In general
(a) The Board may:
(1) License an applicant by virtue of the conceded eminence and authority of the applicant in the profession if the applicant:
(i) Is recommended to the Board by:
1. The dean of a school of medicine in the State; or
2. The Director of the National Institutes of Health;
(ii) Is to receive an appointment at the institution making the recommendation under item (i) of this paragraph; and
(iii) Meets any other requirement the Board may adopt by regulation under this section;
(2) Define by regulation the term “conceded eminence and authority in the profession” and, for this purpose, shall consider such criteria as:
(i) Academic appointments;
(ii) Length of time in the profession;
(iii) Scholarly publications; and
(iv) Professional accomplishments;
(3) Adopt regulations concerning the further qualifications of an applicant for licensure, including conditions of employment, application procedures, and fees under this section;
(4) Allow an exception to the general education and examination requirements of § 14-307 (d) and (e) of this subtitle, but may not permit waiver of the requirements of § 14-307 (a) through (c) of this subtitle;
(5) Qualify, restrict, or otherwise limit a license granted under this section; and
(6) Require a 6-month probationary period during which the medical services performed by the applicant granted a license under this section are supervised by another licensed physician.
Deference to Board
(b) Upon judicial review, a determination by the Board under this section shall be accorded the maximum deference permitted by law.


Added by Acts 1992, c. 273, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1992.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 14-319, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 14-319
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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