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Follow-Up Review of the Licensing and Disciplinary Practices of the Board of Medicine, Report No. 97-72, April 1998
 
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  • To assist foreign-trained doctors, the Board of Medicine developed a curriculum for a refresher course to prepare applicants for the licensing exam. However, no medical school or organization has offered to provide the refresher course.
  • The Legislature reduced the residency requirement for foreign-trained doctors to two years.
  • The board revised the disciplinary case cover sheet, but does not formally track sanctions imposed on domestic and foreign-trained doctors to ensure that they are being imposed in a fair and consistent way.


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