Section 4731.09 | Qualifications for license to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery.
The state medical board shall appoint an entrance examiner who shall not be directly or indirectly connected with a medical school and who shall determine the sufficiency of the preliminary education, other than medical education, of an applicant for admission to the examination conducted by the board under section 4731.13 of the Revised Code. The minimum requirement shall be two years of undergraduate work in a college of arts and sciences approved by the board in addition to a high school diploma, or the equivalent of such education as determined by the board. In the absence of the foregoing qualifications, the entrance examiner may examine the applicant to overcome deficiencies. 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.
Available Versions of this Section
- September 29, 1997 – House Bill 215 - 122nd General Assembly [ View September 29, 1997 Version ]
- September 29, 2017 – House Bill 49 - 132nd General Assembly [ View September 29, 2017 Version ]
- September 28, 2018 – Amended by House Bill 111 - 132nd General Assembly [ View September 28, 2018 Version ]
- October 9, 2021 – Amended by House Bill 263 - 133rd General Assembly [ View October 9, 2021 Version ]