As a general rule, personnel must have at least 12 months of current and continuous
service at the DDS and personnel must be considered full-time status.
NOTE: Medical consultants will generally not be authorized to attend regular academic
courses at medical schools. However, where the State requires continuing education
courses for relicensure of physicians, full-time members of the DDS medical consultant
staff, will be eligible for selection.
The participants are subject to State rules and policies assuring appropriate participation
and relating to recovery of funds expended--where the course is not successfully completed
or the person leaves the agency soon after completing the experience where the agency
is unable to realize benefits.