(a) The Board shall issue a certificate to practice medicine in this State and register
the certificate for an applicant who meets the requirements of this chapter.
(b) The Division shall keep a current register of all persons certified to practice
medicine in this State. Each such person shall inform the Division of any change of current address and
telephone number within 15 days of the change.
(c) The registration of a certificate to practice medicine must be renewed biennially,
through a procedure determined by the Division. The procedure must include payment of an appropriate registration renewal fee;
submission of a renewal form provided by the Division; submission of the materials
required by § 1720(b)(4), (b)(5), and (g), of this title unless waived pursuant to § 1720(e) of this title; proof that the certified person has met the continuing medical education
requirements established by the Board; and the period of time within which a person
certified to practice medicine in this State may renew the certified person's registration
without penalty, notwithstanding the fact that the person failed to renew the person's
registration on or before the renewal date; and the penalty for failure to renew
registration in a timely manner. The procedure must also include evidence of completion of training on the recognition
of child sexual and physical abuse, exploitation and domestic violence, and the reporting
obligations under the Medical Practice Act and § 903 of Title 16, and any successors thereto, and any other mandatory reporting obligations required
by the Board. Such trainings shall be coordinated under §§ 911 and 931(b)(4) of Title 16 to ensure consistent trainings across disciplines.
(d) The Board may establish, by class and not by individual, requirements for continuing
education or reexamination, or both, for a person issued a certificate to practice
medicine, or issued any authorized document to practice another profession or occupation
regulated under this chapter, who is on inactive status and wishes to reactivate that
(e) The Division shall review the criminal history of all individuals licensed to
practice medicine on a periodic basis, at a minimum, once every 6 months.
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