ERIC Number: ED330252
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Medicine Handbook. [Revised.]
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of the Professions.
This handbook, developed as a reference guide, contains the text of laws, rules and regulations of the New York State Education Department governing the practice of medicine in the state. An introductory section describes the professional regulation system of New York, addressing these topics: professional education; the role of professional boards, minority access to the licensed professions; professional licensing services; professional discipline; and state assistance for professionals abusing alcohol and other drugs. The second section contains licensure requirements and application instructions. The third section consists of checklists and application forms for medical licensure applicants. Subsequent sections contain the following materials: the texts of two relevant articles of the education law; commissioner's regulations for curricula and practice; and rules of the Board of Regents concerning disciplinary proceedings, the committee on the professions, determination of good moral character, and unprofessional conduct. Various laws pertinent to the practice of medicine, including New York State Insurance Law, Civil Practice Law, Mental Hygiene Law, and New York State Social Service and Public Health Laws are also presented. A listing of accredited medical programs is included. (LPT)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Certification, College Applicants, Curriculum Design, Discipline Policy, Foreign Medical Graduates, Graduate Medical Education, Graduate Medical Students, Higher Education, Licensing Examinations (Professions), Medical Schools, Medical Students, Medicine, Mental Health, Professional Education, Records (Forms), State Boards of Education, State Legislation, State Licensing Boards, State Standards
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of the Professions.
Identifiers: New York; Professionalism