The State of California Business and Professions code Sections 2065 and 2066, states the following:
All graduates of foreign or domestic medical schools are allowed to train in an ACGME accredited training program for a maximum of two years without medical licensure. Graduates of foreign medical schools who have trained in a ACGME accredited program in another state; the period of time of that training reduces the amount of time allowed for unlicensed training in California.
Residents who continue to train after the two-year licensing exemption has expired may be fined by the Medical Board in amounts ranging from $100 to $2500 depending upon the severity of the violation.
The policy of the program will be as follows: