2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:64H-9 - "Advisory Committee on Alternatively Accredited Medical School Clinical Clerkships."


NJ Rev Stat § 18A:64H-9 (2013) What's This?

18A:64H-9 "Advisory Committee on Alternatively Accredited Medical School Clinical Clerkships."

1. a. There is created, within the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education, the "Advisory Committee on Alternatively Accredited Medical School Clinical Clerkships."

The advisory committee shall consist of 11 members as follows: the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services or his designee, who shall serve ex officio; four members appointed by the Governor who include one representative of the Medical Society of New Jersey, one representative of the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, one representative of the New Jersey Hospital Association and one representative of an alternatively accredited medical school; two members appointed by the President of the Senate who include one representative of the New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals and one representative of a teaching hospital in New Jersey that has students from an alternatively accredited medical school participating in a clinical clerkship program; two members appointed by the Speaker of the General Assembly who include one representative of an alternatively accredited medical school and one representative of a teaching hospital in New Jersey that has students from a medical school of Rutgers, The State University in a clinical clerkship program; one member appointed by the State Board of Medical Examiners; and one member appointed by the President of Rutgers, The State University. No two members of the advisory committee shall be representatives of the same medical school or hospital.

b.Members shall serve for a term of three years from the date of their appointment and until their successors are appointed and qualified, except that of the members first appointed, four members shall serve for a term of one year, three members shall serve for a term of two years and three members shall serve for a term of three years. Vacancies shall be filled for the balance of the unexpired term in the same manner as the original appointments were made. A member of the advisory committee shall be eligible for reappointment.

c.The members of the advisory committee shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for necessary and reasonable expenses actually incurred in the performance of their duties, within the limits of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the advisory committee for this purpose.

d.The advisory committee shall select a chairman from among its members, who shall serve a one-year term but may serve successive terms. The advisory committee shall meet upon the call of the chairman or of a majority of its members. A majority of the members of the advisory committee shall constitute a quorum, and no action of the advisory committee shall be taken except upon the affirmative vote of a majority of the members of the entire advisory committee.

e.As used in this act, "alternatively accredited medical school" means a medical school located outside the United States: (1) in a country that applies accreditation standards that have been determined by the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation within the United States Department of Education to be comparable to the accreditation standards applied to medical schools located within the United States; (2) that continues to meet the accreditation standards of that country; and (3) has medical school students participating in a clinical clerkship program in New Jersey prior to the effective date of this act, or is approved by the Advisory Graduate Medical Education Council of New Jersey pursuant to section 4 of this act to operate a clinical clerkship program in this State.

L.2003, c.133, s.1; amended 2012, c.45, s.78.


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