36-4-39. Physicians licensed in other jurisdictions permitted to provide certain services without state license.
Notwithstanding anything in this chapter to the contrary, a physician who holds a permanent, unrestricted license to practice medicine or osteopathy in any other state, in a territory of the United States, in the District of Columbia, or in a Province of Canada is not required to obtain a license from the Board of Examiners prior to:
(1) Participating as a member of a team engaged in the harvesting of an organ;
(2) Providing services on board an air ambulance as part of a treatment team;
(3) Providing one time consultation or teaching assistance for no more than twenty-four hours;
(4) Providing consultation or teaching assistance previously approved by the Board of Examiners, for charitable organizations; or
(5) Providing, subject to the terms of an employment contract or verbal agreement, medical care to an individual athlete, to members of an athletic team, or to any person authorized to accompany an athlete or an athletic team for the purposes of providing services related to the athletic activity. The exception authorized in this subdivision does not extend to the provision of medical services by the physician at a health care facility.
Source: SL 1992, ch 266, § 1; SL 2019, ch 168, § 1.
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