(225 ILCS 60/11) (from Ch. 111, par. 4400-11)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2019)
    Sec. 11. Minimum education standards. The minimum standards of professional education to be enforced by the Department in conducting examinations and issuing licenses shall be as follows:
        (A) Practice of medicine. For the practice of
    
medicine in all of its branches:
            (1) For applications for licensure under
        
subsection (D) of Section 19 of this Act:
                (a) that the applicant is a graduate of a
            
medical or osteopathic college in the United States, its territories or Canada, that the applicant has completed a 2 year course of instruction in a college of liberal arts, or its equivalent, and a course of instruction in a medical or osteopathic college approved by the Department or by a private, not for profit accrediting body approved by the Department, and in addition thereto, a course of postgraduate clinical training of not less than 12 months as approved by the Department; or
                (b) that the applicant is a graduate of a
            
medical or osteopathic college located outside the United States, its territories or Canada, and that the degree conferred is officially recognized by the country for the purposes of licensure, that the applicant has completed a 2 year course of instruction in a college of liberal arts or its equivalent, and a course of instruction in a medical or osteopathic college approved by the Department, which course shall have been not less than 132 weeks in duration and shall have been completed within a period of not less than 35 months, and, in addition thereto, has completed a course of postgraduate clinical training of not less than 12 months, as approved by the Department, and has complied with any other standards established by rule.
                For the purposes of this subparagraph (b) an
            
applicant is considered to be a graduate of a medical college if the degree which is conferred is officially recognized by that country for the purposes of receiving a license to practice medicine in all of its branches or a document is granted by the medical college which certifies the completion of all formal training requirements including any internship and social service; or
                (c) that the applicant has studied medicine
            
at a medical or osteopathic college located outside the United States, its territories, or Canada, that the applicant has completed a 2 year course of instruction in a college of liberal arts or its equivalent and all of the formal requirements of a foreign medical school except internship and social service, which course shall have been not less than 132 weeks in duration and shall have been completed within a period of not less than 35 months; that the applicant has submitted an application to a medical college accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and submitted to such evaluation procedures, including use of nationally recognized medical student tests or tests devised by the individual medical college, and that the applicant has satisfactorily completed one academic year of supervised clinical training under the direction of such medical college; and, in addition thereto has completed a course of postgraduate clinical training of not less than 12 months, as approved by the Department, and has complied with any other standards established by rule.
                (d) Any clinical clerkships must have been
            
completed in compliance with Section 10.3 of the Hospital Licensing Act, as amended.
            (2) Effective January 1, 1988, for applications
        
for licensure made subsequent to January 1, 1988, under Sections 9 or 17 of this Act by individuals not described in paragraph (3) of subsection (A) of Section 11 who graduated after December 31, 1984:
                (a) that the applicant: (i) graduated from a
            
medical or osteopathic college officially recognized by the jurisdiction in which it is located for the purpose of receiving a license to practice medicine in all of its branches, and the applicant has completed, as defined by the Department, a 6 year postsecondary course of study comprising at least 2 academic years of study in the basic medical sciences; and 2 academic years of study in the clinical sciences, while enrolled in the medical college which conferred the degree, the core rotations of which must have been completed in clinical teaching facilities owned, operated or formally affiliated with the medical college which conferred the degree, or under contract in teaching facilities owned, operated or affiliated with another medical college which is officially recognized by the jurisdiction in which the medical school which conferred the degree is located; or (ii) graduated from a medical or osteopathic college accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools in conjunction with the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, or the Bureau of Professional Education of the American Osteopathic Association; and, (iii) in addition thereto, has completed 24 months of postgraduate clinical training, as approved by the Department; or
                (b) that the applicant has studied medicine
            
at a medical or osteopathic college located outside the United States, its territories, or Canada, that the applicant, in addition to satisfying the requirements of subparagraph (a), except for the awarding of a degree, has completed all of the formal requirements of a foreign medical school except internship and social service and has submitted an application to a medical college accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and submitted to such evaluation procedures, including use of nationally recognized medical student tests or tests devised by the individual medical college, and that the applicant has satisfactorily completed one academic year of supervised clinical training under the direction of such medical college; and, in addition thereto, has completed 24 months of postgraduate clinical training, as approved by the Department, and has complied with any other standards established by rule.
            (3) (Blank).
            (4) Any person granted a temporary license
        
pursuant to Section 17 of this Act who shall satisfactorily complete a course of postgraduate clinical training and meet all of the requirements for licensure shall be granted a permanent license pursuant to Section 9.
            (5) Notwithstanding any other provision of this
        
Section an individual holding a temporary license under Section 17 of this Act shall be required to satisfy the undergraduate medical and post-graduate clinical training educational requirements in effect on the date of their application for a temporary license, provided they apply for a license under Section 9 of this Act and satisfy all other requirements of this Section while their temporary license is in effect.
        (B) Treating human ailments without drugs and without
    
operative surgery. For the practice of treating human ailments without the use of drugs and without operative surgery:
            (1) For an applicant who was a resident student
        
and who is a graduate after July 1, 1926, of a chiropractic college or institution, that such school, college or institution, at the time of the applicant's graduation required as a prerequisite to admission thereto a 4 year course of instruction in a high school, and, as a prerequisite to graduation therefrom, a course of instruction in the treatment of human ailments, of not less than 132 weeks in duration and which shall have been completed within a period of not less than 35 months except that as to students matriculating or entering upon a course of chiropractic study during the years 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, and 1947, such elapsed time shall be not less than 32 months, such high school and such school, college or institution having been reputable and in good standing in the judgment of the Department.
            (2) For an applicant who is a matriculant in a
        
chiropractic college after September 1, 1969, that such applicant shall be required to complete a 2 year course of instruction in a liberal arts college or its equivalent and a course of instruction in a chiropractic college in the treatment of human ailments, such course, as a prerequisite to graduation therefrom, having been not less than 132 weeks in duration and shall have been completed within a period of not less than 35 months, such college of liberal arts and chiropractic college having been reputable and in good standing in the judgment of the Department.
            (3) For an applicant who is a graduate of a
        
United States chiropractic college after August 19, 1981, the college of the applicant must be fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Chiropractic Education or its successor at the time of graduation. Such graduates shall be considered to have met the minimum requirements which shall be in addition to those requirements set forth in the rules and regulations promulgated by the Department.
            (4) For an applicant who is a graduate of a
        
chiropractic college in another country; that such chiropractic college be equivalent to the standards of education as set forth for chiropractic colleges located in the United States.
(Source: P.A. 97-622, eff. 11-23-11.)