(225 ILCS 60/18) (from Ch. 111, par. 4400-18)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2019)
    Sec. 18. Visiting professor, physician, or resident permits.
    (A) Visiting professor permit.
        (1) A visiting professor permit shall entitle a
    
person to practice medicine in all of its branches or to practice the treatment of human ailments without the use of drugs and without operative surgery provided:
            (a) the person maintains an equivalent
        
authorization to practice medicine in all of its branches or to practice the treatment of human ailments without the use of drugs and without operative surgery in good standing in his or her native licensing jurisdiction during the period of the visiting professor permit;
            (b) the person has received a faculty appointment
        
to teach in a medical, osteopathic or chiropractic school in Illinois; and
            (c) the Department may prescribe the information
        
necessary to establish an applicant's eligibility for a permit. This information shall include without limitation (i) a statement from the dean of the medical school at which the applicant will be employed describing the applicant's qualifications and (ii) a statement from the dean of the medical school listing every affiliated institution in which the applicant will be providing instruction as part of the medical school's education program and justifying any clinical activities at each of the institutions listed by the dean.
        (2) Application for visiting professor permits shall
    
be made to the Department, in writing, on forms prescribed by the Department and shall be accompanied by the required fee established by rule, which shall not be refundable. Any application shall require the information as, in the judgment of the Department, will enable the Department to pass on the qualifications of the applicant.
        (3) A visiting professor permit shall be valid for no
    
longer than 2 years from the date of issuance or until the time the faculty appointment is terminated, whichever occurs first, and may be renewed only in accordance with subdivision (A)(6) of this Section.
        (4) The applicant may be required to appear before
    
the Licensing Board for an interview prior to, and as a requirement for, the issuance of the original permit and the renewal.
        (5) Persons holding a permit under this Section shall
    
only practice medicine in all of its branches or practice the treatment of human ailments without the use of drugs and without operative surgery in the State of Illinois in their official capacity under their contract within the medical school itself and any affiliated institution in which the permit holder is providing instruction as part of the medical school's educational program and for which the medical school has assumed direct responsibility.
        (6) After the initial renewal of a visiting professor
    
permit, a visiting professor permit shall be valid until the last day of the next physician license renewal period, as set by rule, and may only be renewed for applicants who meet the following requirements:
            (i) have obtained the required continuing
        
education hours as set by rule; and
            (ii) have paid the fee prescribed for a license
        
under Section 21 of this Act.
    For initial renewal, the visiting professor must successfully pass a general competency examination authorized by the Department by rule, unless he or she was issued an initial visiting professor permit on or after January 1, 2007, but prior to July 1, 2007.
 
    (B) Visiting physician permit.
        (1) The Department may, in its discretion, issue a
    
temporary visiting physician permit, without examination, provided:
            (a) (blank);
            (b) that the person maintains an equivalent
        
authorization to practice medicine in all of its branches or to practice the treatment of human ailments without the use of drugs and without operative surgery in good standing in his or her native licensing jurisdiction during the period of the temporary visiting physician permit;
            (c) that the person has received an invitation or
        
appointment to study, demonstrate, or perform a specific medical, osteopathic, chiropractic or clinical subject or technique in a medical, osteopathic, or chiropractic school, a state or national medical, osteopathic, or chiropractic professional association or society conference or meeting, a hospital licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act, a hospital organized under the University of Illinois Hospital Act, or a facility operated pursuant to the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act; and
            (d) that the temporary visiting physician permit
        
shall only permit the holder to practice medicine in all of its branches or practice the treatment of human ailments without the use of drugs and without operative surgery within the scope of the medical, osteopathic, chiropractic, or clinical studies, or in conjunction with the state or national medical, osteopathic, or chiropractic professional association or society conference or meeting, for which the holder was invited or appointed.
        (2) The application for the temporary visiting
    
physician permit shall be made to the Department, in writing, on forms prescribed by the Department, and shall be accompanied by the required fee established by rule, which shall not be refundable. The application shall require information that, in the judgment of the Department, will enable the Department to pass on the qualification of the applicant, and the necessity for the granting of a temporary visiting physician permit.
        (3) A temporary visiting physician permit shall be
    
valid for no longer than (i) 180 days from the date of issuance or (ii) until the time the medical, osteopathic, chiropractic, or clinical studies are completed, or the state or national medical, osteopathic, or chiropractic professional association or society conference or meeting has concluded, whichever occurs first. The temporary visiting physician permit may be issued multiple times to a visiting physician under this paragraph (3) as long as the total number of days it is active do not exceed 180 days within a 365-day period.
        (4) The applicant for a temporary visiting physician
    
permit may be required to appear before the Licensing Board for an interview prior to, and as a requirement for, the issuance of a temporary visiting physician permit.
        (5) A limited temporary visiting physician permit
    
shall be issued to a physician licensed in another state who has been requested to perform emergency procedures in Illinois if he or she meets the requirements as established by rule.

 
    (C) Visiting resident permit.
        (1) The Department may, in its discretion, issue a
    
temporary visiting resident permit, without examination, provided:
            (a) (blank);
            (b) that the person maintains an equivalent
        
authorization to practice medicine in all of its branches or to practice the treatment of human ailments without the use of drugs and without operative surgery in good standing in his or her native licensing jurisdiction during the period of the temporary visiting resident permit;
            (c) that the applicant is enrolled in a
        
postgraduate clinical training program outside the State of Illinois that is approved by the Department;
            (d) that the individual has been invited or
        
appointed for a specific period of time to perform a portion of that post graduate clinical training program under the supervision of an Illinois licensed physician in an Illinois patient care clinic or facility that is affiliated with the out-of-State post graduate training program; and
            (e) that the temporary visiting resident permit
        
shall only permit the holder to practice medicine in all of its branches or practice the treatment of human ailments without the use of drugs and without operative surgery within the scope of the medical, osteopathic, chiropractic or clinical studies for which the holder was invited or appointed.
        (2) The application for the temporary visiting
    
resident permit shall be made to the Department, in writing, on forms prescribed by the Department, and shall be accompanied by the required fee established by rule. The application shall require information that, in the judgment of the Department, will enable the Department to pass on the qualifications of the applicant.
        (3) A temporary visiting resident permit shall be
    
valid for 180 days from the date of issuance or until the time the medical, osteopathic, chiropractic, or clinical studies are completed, whichever occurs first.
        (4) The applicant for a temporary visiting resident
    
permit may be required to appear before the Licensing Board for an interview prior to, and as a requirement for, the issuance of a temporary visiting resident permit.
(Source: P.A. 97-622, eff. 11-23-11; 98-1140, eff. 12-30-14.)