A. In addition to the requirements for licensure prescribed in sections 32-1422 and 32-1423, an applicant for licensure under this article who attended a foreign school of medicine and successfully completed all the formal requirements to receive the degree of doctor of medicine except internship or social service, and is accordingly not eligible for certification by the educational council for foreign medical graduates, may be considered for licensure under this chapter if the applicant meets the following conditions:
1. Satisfactorily completes an approved fifth pathway program of one academic year of supervised clinical training under the direction of an approved school of medicine in the United States.
2. Successfully completes an approved twenty-four month internship, residency or clinical fellowship program upon completion of the fifth pathway program.
B. A document granted by a foreign school of medicine signifying completion
of all the formal requirements for graduation from such foreign medical school
except internship or social service training, or both, along with certification
by the approved school of medicine in the United States of successful completion
of the fifth pathway program is deemed the equivalent of a degree of doctor
of medicine for purposes of licensure and practice as a physician in this state.