CA Bus & Prof Code Section 2073

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person who is licensed to practice medicine in any other state who meets the requirements for application set forth in this chapter, and who registers with and is approved by the Division of Licensing, may be employed on the resident medical staff within a county general hospital and, under the supervision of a physician and surgeon licensed in this state, may engage in the practice of medicine on persons within the county institution. Employment pursuant to this section is authorized only when an adequate number of qualified resident physicians cannot be recruited from intern staffs in this state. No person appointed pursuant to this section shall be employed in any county general hospital for a period in excess of two years from the date the person was first employed, and the employment shall not be extended beyond the two-year period. At the end of the two-year period, the physician shall have been issued a physician’s and surgeon’s certificate by the board in order to continue as a member of the resident staff. Until the physician has obtained a physician’s and surgeon’s certificate from the board, he or she shall not engage in the practice of medicine in this state except to the extent expressly permitted herein.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 2073’s source at ca​.gov