90-9.2. Requirements for graduates of foreign medical schools.

(a) To be eligible for licensure under this section, an applicant who is a graduate of a medical school not approved by the Liaison Commission on Medical Education, the Committee for the Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools, or the American Osteopathic Association shall submit proof satisfactory to the Board that the applicant:

(1) Has successfully completed three years of training in a medical education program approved by the Board after graduation from medical school;

(2) Is of good moral character;

(3) Has a currently valid standard certificate of Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG); and

(4) Is able to communicate in English.

(b) The Board may waive ECFMG certification if the applicant:

(1) Has passed the ECFMG examination and successfully completed an approved Fifth Pathway Program. The applicant is required to provide the original ECFMG Certification Status Report from the ECFMG; or

(2) Has been licensed in another state on the basis of written examination before the establishment of ECFMG in 1958.

(c) The Board may, by rule, require an applicant to comply with other requirements or submit additional information the Board deems appropriate. (2007-346, s. 9.)