At the time an applicant files an application, the applicant shall file with the secretary of the state medical board evidence of preliminary education showing that the applicant has satisfactorily completed at least two years of collegiate work in an approved college of arts and sciences in addition to high school graduation. When the entrance examiner finds the preliminary education of the applicant sufficient, the entrance examiner shall issue a certificate of preliminary examination upon the payment to the treasurer of the board of a fee of thirty-five dollars. Such certificate shall be attested by the secretary. The applicant shall also present a diploma from a college of podiatric medicine and surgery in good standing as defined by the board at the time the diploma was issued. The applicant shall present an affidavit that the applicant is the person named in the diploma and is the lawful possessor thereof stating the applicant's age, residence, the school at which the applicant obtained education in podiatric medicine and surgery, the time spent in the study of podiatric medicine and surgery, and such other facts as the board may require. The applicant shall also present proof of completion of one year of postgraduate training in a podiatric internship, residency, or clinical fellowship program accredited by the council on podiatric medical education or the American podiatric medical association.
Effective Date: 09-05-2001 .