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49 Pa. Code § 25.245. Graduate training certificate.

§ 25.245. Graduate training certificate.

 (a)  A graduate training certificate is required of an osteopathic physician licensed in this Commonwealth or another state or territory of the United States or Canada who has applied for training or certification in special departments of osteopathic medicine and surgery in AOA-approved institutions.

 (b)  Specific requirements for graduate training certification are as follows. The applicant shall:

   (1)  Possess a valid, current and unrestricted license in this Commonwealth or another state or territory of the United States or Canada. A physician not licensed in this Commonwealth shall arrange for certification of licensure to be transmitted to the Board by the authorized licensing body of the other jurisdiction.

   (2)  Submit an application obtained from the Board, together with the required fee.

 (c)  The graduate training certificate permits the physician to train only within the complex of the hospital and its affiliates or community hospitals where the physician is engaged in the training.

 (d)  The graduate training certificate is valid for 1 year, but may be renewed annually by the filing of a renewal form obtained from the Board and payment of the required fee.


   The provisions of this §  25.245 issued under section 16 of the Osteopathic Medical Practice Act (63 P. S. §  271.16); and section 902(b) of the Health Care Services Malpractice Act (40 P. S. §  1301.902(b)).


   The provisions of this §  25.245 adopted January 10, 1992, effective January 11, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 209.

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