N.Y. Education Law Section 6954
State board of midwifery


1.

The state board of midwifery shall be appointed by the board of regents on recommendation of the commissioner for the purpose of assisting the board of regents on matters of professional licensing and professional conduct in accordance with § 6508 (Assistance by state boards for the professions)section sixty-five hundred eight of this title. The board shall be composed of thirteen individuals. Initial appointments to the board shall be such that the terms shall be staggered. However, no members shall serve more than two terms.

2.

(a) (1) Seven members of the board shall be persons licensed or exempt under this section.

(2)

One member of the board shall be an educator of midwifery.

(b)

Two members of the board shall be individuals who are licensed physicians who are also certified as obstetrician/gynecologists by a national certifying body.

(c)

One member of the board shall be an individual licensed as a physician who practices family medicine including obstetrics.

(d)

One member of the board shall be an individual licensed as a physician who practices pediatrics.

(e)

One member of the board shall be an individual not possessing either licensure or training in medicine, midwifery, pharmacology or nursing and shall represent the public at large.

3.

For purposes of this article, “board” means the state board of midwifery created under this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

Source: Section 6954 — State board of midwifery, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/6954 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

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Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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