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CHAPTER 5606, EMERITUS REGISTRATION

BOARD OF MEDICAL PRACTICE

Table of Parts
Part Title
5606.0200 APPLICATION.
5606.0300 STATUS OF REGISTRANT.
5606.0400 CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS.
5606.0500 CHANGE TO ACTIVE STATUS.
5606.0600 DOCUMENTATION OF STATUS.
5606.0700 RENEWAL CYCLE OR FEES.

5606.0200 APPLICATION.

Any physician duly licensed to practice medicine in the state pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147, who declares that he or she is retired in all jurisdictions from the active practice of medicine may apply to the board for physician emeritus registration. The physician may do so by indicating on his or her annual registration form or by petitioning the board if he or she is in fact completely retired and has not been the subject of disciplinary action resulting in the suspension, revocation, qualification, condition, or restriction of the physician's license to practice medicine.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 147.01; 214.06; 214.12

History:

8 SR 2573; 19 SR 974

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

5606.0300 STATUS OF REGISTRANT.

The emeritus registration is not a license to engage in the practice of medicine as defined in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147, or in the rules of the board. The registrant shall not engage in the practice of medicine.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 214.12

History:

8 SR 2573

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

5606.0400 CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS.

The continuing medical education requirements of chapter 5605 are not applicable to emeritus registration.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 214.12

History:

8 SR 2573

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

5606.0500 CHANGE TO ACTIVE STATUS.

Subpart 1.

Within three years.

A registrant who desires to change to active status within three years from the date emeritus status was effective may do so by providing the following materials, pending the approval of these materials by the board:

A.

Completion of a form prepared by the board which includes name, basic medical education, medical license number, duration of medical licensure, date of emeritus registration, membership in medical societies, information on the applicant's physical and mental health, and information on any disciplinary action taken against the physician in regards to his or her medical practice.

B.

Complying with the continuing medical education requirements for the time period in which one's license was in inactive status and under the emeritus registration pursuant to parts 5605.0100 and 5605.0200. This requirement must be fulfilled prior to submission of the application.

C.

Submission of all back licensure fees while one's license was under inactive status and the emeritus registration.

D.

Submission of references by two physicians licensed to practice medicine in Minnesota verifying that the registrant has the capacity to practice medicine.

E.

Submission of a notarized, completed, and signed information release form, listing all schools attended, hospitals and clinics served at, and branch of military served in.

Subp. 2.

After three years.

After three years from the date emeritus status was effective a registrant who desires to change to active status may do so, pending approval of the board, by providing the materials listed in subpart 1 and passing the special purpose examination (SPEX) within the year preceding the reapplication for active status.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 147.01; 214.06; 214.12

History:

8 SR 2573; 19 SR 974

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

5606.0600 DOCUMENTATION OF STATUS.

A physician granted emeritus registration shall, upon payment of a fee, receive a document certifying that he or she has been registered as emeritus and has completed his or her active professional career licensed in good standing with the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 147.01; 214.06; 214.12

History:

8 SR 2573; L 1991 c 106 s 6; 19 SR 974

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

5606.0700 RENEWAL CYCLE OR FEES.

Being registered as emeritus will not subject a person to the annual renewal cycle or renewal fees.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 214.12

History:

8 SR 2573

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008