|Petition Title||Secondary pathways to physician licensure|
|Date Filed||8/21/2012 [Transmittal Sheet]|
|Petitioner||David Weitzman, M.D.|
To amend requirements for licensure for persons who have been duly licensed in another state and have practiced a set number of years to gain unrestricted licensure by reciprocity or other such pathways.
In accordance with Virginia law, the petition has been filed with the Register of Regulations and will be published on September 10, 2012 and posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at www.townhall.virginia.gov. Comment on the petition will be requested until October 5, 2012. Following receipt of all comments on the petition to amend regulations, the Board will decide whether to make any changes to the regulatory language. This matter will be on the Board’s agenda for its meeting on October 25, 2012.
|Comment Period||Ended 10/5/2012 3 comments|
|Agency Decision||Take no action|
|Agency Decision Summary||
At its meeting on October 25, 2012, the Board denied the petition because its current regulation, requiring at least one year in a residency approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties, is a minimal criteria necessary to ensure competency and protect the public.
|Name / Title:||Elaine J. Yeatts / Agency Regulatory Coordinator|
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
|Telephone:||(804)367-4688 FAX: (804)527-4434 TDD: ()-|