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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

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

      Section: 45:9-7: Premedical educational requirements

           45:9-7. Except as otherwise provided in chapter 9 of Title 45 of the Revised Statutes, every applicant for admission to examination for a license to practice medicine and surgery shall also present proof acceptable to the board demonstrating that in addition to, and subsequent to, obtaining the preliminary education specified in R.S.45:9-6, and prior to commencing his study in a professional school or college, he had completed a satisfactory course in a college or school of arts and science accredited by an agency recognized by the board, the duration of such course to have been two years during which period he had earned no less than 60 credits, which credits include one three-credit course each in chemistry, physics and biology.

An applicant whose premedical education does not meet the requirements set forth in this section may, at the discretion of the board, be permitted to remediate the substantive deficiencies in a manner determined by rules adopted by the board, and be deemed eligible for licensure. The board may waive the educational requirements of this section for any applicant who demonstrates that he has attained the substantial equivalent of these requirements through his post-secondary education, competency, accomplishments and achievements in the practice of medicine and surgery.

Amended 1939,c.115,s.7; 1957,c.9; 1993,c.145.



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