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Pennsylvania Statutes Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) § 422.23. Standards for medical training facilities

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(a) General rule.--The educational qualifications for acceptance as a matriculant in a medical college or other medical training facility incorporated within this Commonwealth and the curricula and training to be offered by such medical colleges or other medical training facility shall meet the requirements set by the board and any accrediting body which may be recognized by the board.

(b) Duties of the board.--It shall be the duty of the board, in its discretion, periodically to ascertain the character of the instruction and the facilities possessed by each of the medical colleges and other medical training facilities offering or desiring to offer medical training in accordance with the requirements of this act. It shall further be the duty of the board, by inspection and/or otherwise, to ascertain the facilities and qualifications of medical colleges and other medical training facilities outside this Commonwealth, whose graduates or trainees desire to obtain licensure, graduate medical training or certification in this Commonwealth, provided further that the board shall have the authority to refuse to license graduates of any such medical institutions, colleges or hospitals which in its judgment do not meet similar standards for medical training and facilities as are required of medical institutions in this Commonwealth. In enforcing this provision, the board shall give due notice to any medical institution, college or hospital upon which it has rendered a decision that its training and facilities do not meet the standards required by the board.

(c) Refusal of recognition.--In the event that the board determines that a medical training facility has failed to provide adequate facilities, curricula or training, the board shall not recognize the education or degrees obtained from the medical training facility during the period of inadequacy.

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