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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

    Chapter 9: State Board of Medical Examiners; advisory committee.

      Section: 45:9-14.1: Application by osteopathic physicians; licensing to practice medicine and surgery

           Until November first, one thousand nine hundred and forty-one, any person licensed to practice osteopathy in this State, and desiring to enter upon the practice of medicine and surgery, shall make application to the board for a license to do so. Such applicant for examination shall present to the secretary of the board, at least twenty days before the commencement of the examination at which he is to be examined, a written application on a form or forms provided by said board, and a fee of twenty-five dollars, together with satisfactory proofs that the applicant has completed an interneship acceptable to the board for a period of two years in an osteopathic or medical hospital approved by the board or has served in a manner acceptable to the board for a period of two years as a resident surgeon in an osteopathic or medical hospital approved by the board, or has completed a post-graduate course of two years acceptable to the board in a school or college of osteopathy or medicine approved by the board; provided, that any person duly registered or licensed to practice osteopathy in the State of New Jersey who presents satisfactory proof that he has had at least three years of practice in surgery acceptable to the board in a hospital approved by the board, shall be admitted by the board to examination as to his qualifications for the practice of medicine and surgery without being required to prove that he has had two years' experience as an interne or a resident surgeon or has completed a two years' post-graduate course in surgery. Such examinations shall consist of the subjects, pharmacology and therapeutics, and surgery, and shall consist of the same questions as are given to the medical candidates for license to practice medicine and surgery. The osteopathic applicant shall be admitted to the regular examination at the same time and place the regular examinations are held. To each applicant for a license to practice medicine and surgery receiving a grade of not less than seventy-five per centum, the board shall forthwith issue a license to practice medicine and surgery in this State. The records of the board and the license shall state that the applicant was licensed under the exemption contained in this section.

Amended by L.1939, c. 115, p. 409, s. 15.



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