20:78:03:12. Reciprocity. An applicant who holds a valid medical license issued by another state may be licensed by reciprocity in South Dakota under the provisions of SDCL 36-4-19 only if the applicant has completed a residency program in the United States or Canada; has passed one of the following licensure examinations within the time and manner required by SDCL 36-4-17 and 36-4-17.1, as applicable: examination administered by any state medical licensing board, the Federal Licensure Examination, National Board of Medical Examiners Endorsement of Certification, Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination - USA, Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada, or the United States Medical Licensing Examination; has not had any allegations of misconduct or proceedings instituted for the cancellation, conditioning, suspension or revocation of the applicant's license in any state; and completion of a state and federal criminal background investigation.
Source: 40 SDR 129, effective January 20, 2014.
General Authority: SDCL 36-4-11, 36-4-35.
Law Implemented: SDCL 36-4-11, 36-4-11.1, 36-4-12.2, 36-4-17, 36-4-19, 36-4-19.1.
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