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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 6HEALTH EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND RESEARCH FUNDS
SUBCHAPTER HGRANTS FOR NEW AND EXPANDED PROGRAMS FOR GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
RULE §6.137Definitions
Historical Texas Register

The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

  (1) Board--The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

  (2) Commissioner--The Commissioner of Higher Education.

  (3) First-Year Residency Position--A position filled by a physician that is entering into residency training for the first time.

  (4) Graduate Medical Education Program--A nationally-accredited post-doctor of medicine (M.D.) or doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) program that prepares physicians for the independent practice of medicine in a specific specialty area, also referred to as residency training.

  (5) Graduate-Year Level--A resident's current year of accredited graduate medical education. Graduate-Year Level is also referred to as "postgraduate year" or "PGY."

  (6) Medical School--A public or independent medical institution that awards the doctor of medicine (M.D.) or doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) degree, as defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003(5) or §61.501(1).

  (7) Request for Applications--The full text of the administrative regulations, budget guidelines, reporting requirements, and other standards of accountability for this program.

  (8) Sponsoring Institution--The organization or entity that assumes the ultimate financial and/or academic responsibility for a program of graduate medical education, e.g., a university, a medical school, a hospital, a school of public health, a health department, a public health agency, an organized health care delivery system, a medical examiner's office, a consortium, an educational foundation.

  (9) Applicant--A sponsoring institution that has submitted an Application for an award under the Grants for New and Expanded Programs for Graduate Medical Education.


Source Note: The provisions of this §6.137 adopted to be effective November 24, 2013, 38 TexReg 8433

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