Illinois Compiled Statutes 110 ILCS 935 Family Practice Residency Act. Section 4.02

    (110 ILCS 935/4.02) (from Ch. 144, par. 1454.02)

    Sec. 4.02. To determine the procedures for the distribution of the funds to family practice residency programs, including the establishment of eligibility criteria in accordance with the following guidelines:

    (a) preference for programs which are to be established at locations which exhibit potential for extending family practice physician availability to Designated Shortage Areas;

    (b) preference for programs which are located away from communities in which medical schools are located; and

    (c) preference for programs located in hospitals having affiliation agreements with medical schools located within the State.

    In distributing such funds, the Department may also consider as secondary criteria whether a family practice residency program has:

    (1) Adequate courses of instruction in the behavioral sciences;

    (2) Availability and systematic utilization of opportunities for residents to gain experience through local health departments or other preventive or occupational medical facilities;

    (3) A continuing program of community-oriented research in such areas as risk factors in community populations, immunization levels, environmental hazards, or occupational hazards;

    (4) Sufficient mechanisms for maintenance of quality training, such as peer review, systematic progress reviews, referral system, and maintenance of adequate records; and

    (5) An appropriate course of instruction in societal, institutional and economic conditions affecting family practice.

(Source: P.A. 81-321.)

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