2020 Georgia Code
Title 43 - Professions and Businesses
Chapter 34 - Physicians, Acupuncture, Physician Assistants, Cancer and Glaucoma Treatment, Respiratory Care, Clinical Perfusionists, and Orthotics and Prosthetics Practice
Article 2 - Medical Practice
§ 43-34-36. Passing Upon Good Standing and Reputation of Medical and Osteopathic Colleges

Universal Citation: GA Code § 43-34-36 (2020)

The board is authorized to pass upon the good standing and reputation of any medical school or osteopathic medical school. Only such medical schools or osteopathic medical schools will be considered in good standing that possess a full and complete faculty for the teaching of medicine, surgery, and obstetrics in all their branches; that afford their students adequate clinical and hospital facilities; that have adequate curricula as determined by the board in its discretion; that fulfill all their published promises, requirements, and other claims respecting advantages to their students and the course of instruction; that exact a preliminary educational requirement equal to that specified by this article; that require students to furnish testimonials of good moral standing; and that give advanced standing only on cards from accredited medical schools or osteopathic medical schools. In determining the reputation of the medical school or osteopathic medical school, the right to investigate and make a personal inspection of the same is authorized.

(Ga. L. 1913, p. 101, § 9; Ga. L. 1918, p. 173, § 5; Code 1933, § 84-910; Ga. L. 1970, p. 301, § 9; Code 1981, §43-34-40; Code 1981, §43-34-36, as redesignated by Ga. L. 2009, p. 859, § 1/HB 509.)

Editor's notes.

- Former Code Section 43-34-36, concerning recording of licenses with the clerk of superior court, was based on Ga. L. 1909, p. 123, § 7; Civil Code 1910, § 1738; Ga. L. 1913, p. 101, § 7; Code 1933, §§ 84-908, 84-1207; Ga. L. 1941, p. 352, § 1; Ga. L. 1956, p. 691, § 8; Ga. L. 1966, p. 346, § 1; Ga. L. 1999, p. 296, § 25, and was repealed by Ga. L. 2009, p. 859, § 1/HB 509, effective July 1, 2009.



- Constitutionality of statute prescribing conditions of practicing medicine or surgery as affected by question of discrimination against particular school or method, 37 A.L.R. 680; 42 A.L.R. 1342; 54 A.L.R. 600.

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