2009 New Jersey Code
45:9-19.11. Immunity from liability
TITLE 45 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
45:9-19.11 - Immunity from liability
A member of the State Board of Medical Examiners or the Medical Practitioner Review Panel, the medical director to the State Board of Medical Examiners, the Attorney General, any medical consultant to the board or review panel and any employee of the board or review panel shall not be liable in any action for damages to any person for any action taken or recommendation made by him within the scope of his function as a member, consultant or employee, if the action or recommendation was taken or made without malice. The Attorney General shall defend the person in any civil suit and the State shall provide indemnification for any damages awarded.
L.1989, c.300, s.11.
45:9-19.12 Issuance of permits, registration to practitioners in training.
12. The State Board of Medical Examiners shall, by regulation, provide for the issuance of permits to, or registration of, persons engaging in the practice of medicine or surgery or podiatric medicine while in training, and establish the scope of permissible practice by these persons within the context of an accredited graduate medical education program conducted at a hospital licensed by the Department of Health and Senior Services. A permit holder shall be permitted to engage in practice outside the context of a graduate medical education program for additional remuneration only if that practice is:
a.Approved by the director of the graduate medical education program in which the permit holder is participating; and
b.With respect to any practice at or through a health care facility licensed by the Department of Health and Senior Services, supervised by a plenary licensee who shall either remain on the premises of the health care facility or be available through electronic communications; or
c.With respect to any practice outside of a health care facility licensed by the Department of Health and Senior Services, supervised by a plenary licensee who shall remain on the premises.
L.1989,c.300,s.12; amended 2001, c.307, s.9; 2005, c.259, s.15.
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