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California Externship in California; Is it legal?

Hi everyone! I have a question. Is it legal for an IMG to do an externship in California after obtaining the PTAL?
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Nope. The PTAL letter is needed to apply for California residency programs.

Hands-on clinical training is only legal in CA if performed under a state approved program such as ACAs Medical Residency Track program.

http://advancedcolleges.us/california-approval
http://advancedcolleges.us/forma


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