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    Maryland Register

    Issue Date:  June 7, 2019

    Volume 46 • Issue 12 • Page 561-562

    Title 10 


    Notice of Proposed Action


    The Secretary of Health proposes to amend:

    (1) Regulations .02 and .06 under COMAR 10.32.01 General Licensure Regulations; and

    (2) Regulation .02 under COMAR 10.32.13 Physician License by Conceded Eminence.

    This action was considered at a public meeting on October 31, 2018, notice of which was provided by posting on the Board’s website at https://www.mbp.state.md.us/forms/Oct18Fullagenda.pdf from November 1, 2018 to November 15, 2018, pursuant to General Provisions Article, §3-302(c), Annotated Code of Maryland.

    Statement of Purpose

    The purpose of this action is to define “Post-graduate training” in the definition sections of the General Licensure and Conceded Eminence regulations and make clarifying and non-substantive amendments to the General Licensure regulations. “Post-graduate training” needs to be defined to distinguish it from clinical training so that applicants are clear on licensing requirements.

    Comparison to Federal Standards

    There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.

    Estimate of Economic Impact

    The proposed action has no economic impact.

    Economic Impact on Small Businesses

    The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.

    Impact on Individuals with Disabilities

    The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.

    Opportunity for Public Comment

    Comments may be sent to Jake Whitaker, Acting Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Maryland Department of Health, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to mdh.regs@maryland.gov, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through July 8, 2019. A public hearing has not been scheduled.


    10.32.01 General Licensure Regulations

    Authority: Health Occupations Article, §§14-307 and 14-318, Annotated Code of Maryland

    .02 Definitions.

    A. (text unchanged)

    B. Terms Defined.

    (1)—(3) (text unchanged)

    (4) “Accredited training program” means a postgraduate clinical medical education program which is:

    (a) (text unchanged)

    (b) Accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or its successor;

    (c) A postgraduate clinical medical education program that meets all of the following criteria:

    (i) Is in a specialty or subspecialty area, or both, that is not being accredited by the ACGME, AOA or RCPSC but meets all the requirements for accreditation of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the American Osteopathic Association, or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada;

    (ii) Is directed by a physician who is actively licensed to practice medicine in [Marylandthe United States, its territories or possessions, Puerto Rico, or Canada;

    (iii) (text unchanged)

    (iv) Is taught at a hospital that is accredited by the [Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations] The Joint Commission or its successor or predecessor; or

    (d) (text unchanged)

    (5)—(19) (text unchanged)

    (20) “Postgraduate training” means clinical and medical training for medical school graduates, including but not limited to, internships, residencies, and fellowships.

    [(20)] (21) —[(26)] (27) (text unchanged)

    .06 Qualifications for Limited License for Postgraduate Teaching.

    A.—B. (text unchanged)

    C. Education, Training, and Experience.

    (1) To meet the education and training requirements, a qualified applicant for a limited license for postgraduate teaching shall have:

    (a) (text unchanged)

    (b) Satisfactorily completed a postgraduate training program which meets the following requirements:

    (i)—(iii) (text unchanged)

    (c) (text unchanged)

    (2) (text unchnaged)

    D.—H. (text unchanged)


    10.32.13 Physician License by Conceded Eminence

    Authority: Health Occupations Article, §§14-318 and 14-319, Annotated Code of Maryland

    .02 Definitions.

    A. (text unchanged)

    B. Terms Defined.

    (1)—(12) (text unchanged)

    (13) “Postgraduate training” means, for the purpose of conceded eminence applicants, clinical and medical training for medical school graduates, including but not limited to, internships, residencies, and fellowships.

    [(13)] (14)—[(14)] (15) (text unchanged)

    Secretary of Health