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§14–302.1.

    A physician who is licensed and resides in another jurisdiction may practice medicine without a license while engaged in clinical training with a licensed physician if:

        (1)    The Board finds, on application by a hospital in the State, that:

            (i)    The physician possesses a skill or uses a procedure that:

                1.    Is advanced beyond those skills or procedures normally taught or exercised in the hospital and in standard medical education or training;

                2.    Could not be otherwise conveniently taught or demonstrated in standard medical education or training in that hospital; and

                3.    Is likely to benefit Maryland patients in this instance;

            (ii)    The demonstration of the skill or procedure would take no more than 14 consecutive days within a calendar year;

            (iii)    A licensed physician who practices at a hospital in the State has certified to the Board that the licensed physician will be responsible for the medical care provided by that visiting physician to patients in the State;

            (iv)    The visiting physician has no history of any medical disciplinary action in any other state, territory, nation, or any branch of the United States uniformed services or the Veterans Administration, and has no significant detrimental malpractice history in the judgment of the Board;

            (v)    The physician is covered by malpractice insurance in the jurisdiction in which the physician practices; and

            (vi)    The hospital assures the Board that the patients will be protected by adequate malpractice insurance; or

        (2)    The Board finds, on application by a Maryland hospital, that:

            (i)    The hospital provides training in a skill or uses a procedure that:

                1.    Is advanced beyond those skills or procedures normally taught or exercised in standard medical education or training;

                2.    Could not be otherwise conveniently taught or demonstrated in the visiting physician’s practice; and

                3.    Is likely to benefit Maryland patients in this instance;

            (ii)    The demonstration or exercise of the skill or procedure will take no more than 14 consecutive days within a calendar year;

            (iii)    A hospital physician licensed in the State has certified to the Board that the physician will be responsible for the medical care provided by that visiting physician to patients in the State;

            (iv)    The visiting physician has no history of any medical disciplinary action in any other state, territory, nation, or any branch of the United States uniformed services or the Veterans Administration, and has no significant detrimental malpractice history in the judgment of the Board;

            (v)    The physician is covered by malpractice insurance in the jurisdiction where the physician practices; and

            (vi)    The hospital assures the Board that the patients will be protected by adequate malpractice insurance.