Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Petition 146
Petition Information
Petition Title Educational requirement for graduates of non-accredited medical schools
Date Filed 5/4/2011    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Dr. Wilhelm Zuelzer 
Petitioner's Request

To allow 2 years in an ACGME accredited residency or fellowship to meet the educational requirements for graduates or former students of institutions not approved by an accrediting agency approved by the board.

Agency's Plan

The Board will seek comment on the petition from May 23, 2011 to June 22, 2011 and will consider the request at its meeting on June 23, 2011.

Comment Period Ended 6/22/2011
Agency Decision Take no action    
Response Date 6/23/2011
Agency Decision Summary

The Board has interpreted the requirement for 2 years of post graduate training in an internship or residency to include residency in subspecialty areas in a program accredited by an agency approved by the Board.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Elaine J. Yeatts  / Agency Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Richmond, 23233
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