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RULE §162.1Supervision of Medical Students

(a) In order to supervise a medical student who is enrolled at a Texas medical school as a full-time student or visiting student the physician must have an active and unrestricted Texas license.

(b) In order to supervise a medical student who does not meet the criteria in subsection (a) of this section the physician must:

  (1) have an active and unrestricted Texas license;

  (2) hold a faculty position in the graduate medical education program in the same specialty in which the student will receive undergraduate medical education;

  (3) supervise the student during the educational period; and

  (4) supervise the student's medical education in either a Texas hospital or teaching institution, which sponsors or participates in a program of graduate medical education accredited by the Accrediting Council for Graduate Medical Education, the American Osteopathic Association, or the Texas Medical Board in the same subject as the medical or osteopathic medical education in which the hospital or teaching institution has an agreement with the applicant's school.

(c) If the physician is not licensed in Texas as required in subsection (a) or (b) of this section, the physician must be employed by the federal government and maintain an active and unrestricted license.

(d) Physician applicants who receive medical education in the United States in settings that do not comply with statutory requirements set forth in Texas Occupations Code §155.003(b) - (c) may be ineligible for licensure.

Source Note: The provisions of this §162.1 adopted to be effective November 30, 2003, 28 TexReg 10480; amended to be effective January 9, 2005, 29 TexReg 12187; amended to be effective May 12, 2008, 33 TexReg 3740; amended to be effective March 9, 2009, 34 TexReg 1589; amended to be effective June 24, 2009, 34 TexReg 4123

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