Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Post-graduate training for graduates of non-accredited medical schools
Action 1768
General Information
Action Summary To specify that at least one of the required two years of postgraduate training or study in the United States or Canada must be as an intern or resident in a hospital or health care facility.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
3204 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/10/2005.
3395 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/24/2006.
3747 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/04/2006.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4621    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.