CEB released the 2017 edition of California Criminal Law - Procedure & Practice. Adam Slote has authored Chapter 53: "Effect of Criminal Conviction on Professional Licenses” since 2009.
Steve Boreman was interviewed in the October 26, 2016 Medscape article When Patients Try to Seduce Doctors by Leigh Page.
Adam Slote participated in a panel presentation on Liberating the License on October 9, 2016 at the Reetry Law Conference at San Jose State University.
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A young physician had just completed his residency in Internal Medicine and was scheduled to start advanced fellowship training. His Postgraduate Training License (PTL) was expiring and he had applied for his Physician and Surgeon's license. Because his PTL was expiring, he was concerned that would not receive his full license in time to start his fellowship. Staff at the Medical Board's Licensing Division informed him that, due to staff and budget issues, it was taking 97 days just for an analyst to be assigned for initial review. It seemed there was no way for him to start his fellowship... Click to view more
Before January 2020, medical residents in California attending Medical Board-approved postgraduate training programs did not need a physician and surgeon's license until their third year of residency training. An exception was foreign medical graduates who were required to have a Postgraduate Training Authorization Letter or "PTAL". Foreign graduates also needed two years of approved training in order to receive a Physician and Surgeon's Certificate. Domestic and Canadian residents only needed to complete one year of training. (All had to complete USMLE [United States Medical Licensing... Click to view more
An out-of-state physician applied for his medical license in California. Prior to medical school he had a charge of boating under the influence of alcohol (BUI). He pled not guilty and was allowed to plead to a boating offense without reference to alcohol and judgment was deferred with terms and conditions. Upon completion of the terms, the record was expunged and ordered sealed.
However, when the doctor applied for his initial license in another state, he was required to accept an initial probationary license with terms and conditions pertaining to alcohol abuse.
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