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Regional Policies and Procedures

Resident and Fellow Policies and Procedures Manual

2021-2022 Policy & Procedure Manual

Licensing Requirements for MD and DO Residents

Effective January 1, 2020, a trainee must obtain a Postgraduate Training License (PTL) within 180 days after enrollment in a Board-approved postgraduate program. The PTL will be valid until 90 days after the trainee has completed the required thirty-six (36) months of training.

After successful completion of thirty-six (36) months of training, the trainee will apply for a Physician’s and Surgeon’s Certificate with the Board within 90 days to continue practicing medicine in California.

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