Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program
Update on New Jersey and California Medical Boards
Student concerns regarding possible licensure and clinical/residency training issues that
have been raised in New Jersey and California, respectively, are of the utmost importance
New Jersey: Communications with the Medical Board of New Jersey continue regarding
its review of the Keith B Taylor Global Scholars Program (KBTGSP) as it pertains to
KBTGSP students’ eligibility to perform clinical and residency rotations in New Jersey.
Until this review is completed, KBTGSP students will not be eligible to perform clinical or
residency training in NJ. All indications are that Medical Board’s review of the KBTGSP
has no bearing on licensure in the State of New Jersey. SGUSOM graduates are eligible to
apply and obtain a New Jersey medical license regardless of their participation in the
California: We are pleased and proud to announce that, following its intense review
process, the Medical Board of California voted to recognize the KBTGSP at the University
of Northumbria, Newcastle, England (KBTGSP). The Board’s recognition was granted in
July 2009, retroactive to the program’s inception in January 2007.
If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact Mr. Bob Ryan, Associate Dean for
Enrolment Planning at firstname.lastname@example.org.