Special Certificates

Certificate of Conceded Eminence


The holder of a certificate of conceded eminence may practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery only within the clinical setting of the academic medical center with which the certificate holder is employed or for the affiliated physician group practice with which the certificate holder is employed. A certificate holder may supervise medical students, physicians participating in graduate medical education, advanced practice nurses and physician assistants when performing clinical services in the certificate holder's area of specialty.

A certificate of conceded eminence is valid for the shorter of two years or the duration of the certificate holder's employment with the academic medical center or affiliated physician group practice. The certificate ceases to be valid if the holder resigns or is otherwise terminated from the academic medical center or affiliated physician group practice.

Click here for eligibility requirements. Apply online at eLicense.ohio.gov. You will also need to complete a Verification of Eligibility form.

 

 

Clinical Research Faculty Certificate


The holder of a clinical research faculty certificate may practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery only as is incidental to the certificate holder's teaching or research duties at the medical school or a teaching hospital affiliated with the school. A clinical research faculty certificate is valid for up to three years.

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Special Activity Certificate


The holder of a special activity certificate may practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery only in conjunction with the special activity, event or program for which the certificate is issued. A special activity certificate is valid for the shorter of thirty days or the duration of the special activity, program or event. The certificate may not be renewed.

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Visiting Clinical Professional Development Certificate


The holder of a visiting clinical professional development certificate may practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery only as part of the clinical professional development program in which the certificate holder participates. The certificate holder's practice must be under the direct supervision of a qualified faculty member of the medical school, osteopathic medical school or teaching hospital conducting the program who holds a certificate to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery issued by the State Medical Board.

A visiting clinical professional development certificate is valid for the shorter of one year or the duration of the program in which the holder is participating. The certificate ceases to be valid if the holder resigns or is otherwise terminated from the program.

Click here for eligibility requirements. Apply online at eLicense.ohio.gov. You will also need to complete a Verification of Activity form.

 

 

Volunteer Certificate


The holder of a volunteer certificate may provide medical services only to indigent and uninsured persons. The holder shall not accept any form of remuneration for providing medical services while in possession of the certificate. Except in a medical emergency, the holder shall not perform any operation or deliver babies. A volunteer certificate is valid for a period of three years.

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