House File 2383 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 2383 BY COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RESOURCES (SUCCESSOR TO HF 2115) A BILL FOR An Act relating to the percentage of students who are residents 1 of Iowa or who attend postsecondary institutions in Iowa and 2 are accepted to graduate and postgraduate studies at the 3 state university of Iowa college of medicine or college of 4 dentistry and requiring a report relating to the graduates 5 and residents of such colleges. 6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 7 TLSB 5838HV (2) 88 kh/jh
H.F. 2383 Section 1. Section 262.9, subsection 17, Code 2020, is 1 amended by adding the following new paragraph: 2 NEW PARAGRAPH . c. Adopt a policy requiring that not less 3 than seventy-five percent of the students who are accepted at 4 the college of medicine and at the college of dentistry at the 5 state university of Iowa be residents of Iowa or persons who 6 were, prior to applying to the college of medicine or college 7 of dentistry, enrolled in an eligible postsecondary institution 8 as defined in section 261E.2. 9 Sec. 2. Section 263.2, Code 2020, is amended to read as 10 follows: 11 263.2 Degrees —— reports . 12 1. A person shall not be admitted to courses of instruction 13 in the university if the person has not completed the 14 elementary instruction in such branches as are taught in the 15 public or accredited nonpublic schools throughout the state. 16 2. Graduates of the university shall receive degrees or 17 diplomas, or other evidences of distinction such as are usually 18 conferred and granted by universities and are authorized by the 19 state board of regents. 20 3. The state university of Iowa, in collaboration with the 21 university hospitals and clinics, shall submit an annual report 22 to the general assembly providing the following information: 23 a. The states in which members of each graduating class 24 from the college of dentistry and the college of medicine 25 reside during the year immediately following graduation. The 26 information shall be broken down by residents of Iowa at the 27 time of application to the college and nonresidents at the time 28 of application to the college. 29 b. The states in which the university of Iowa hospitals and 30 clinics primary care and specialty residents reside in the year 31 following completion of medical residency. The information 32 shall be broken down by primary care and various areas of 33 specialty, and whether the medical residents were residents 34 of Iowa prior to applying for admission at an undergraduate 35 -1- LSB 5838HV (2) 88 kh/jh 1/ 2
H.F. 2383 college or university, received a baccalaureate from a 1 postsecondary institution in Iowa, or graduated from a medical 2 school in Iowa, and whether or not the medical residents were 3 residents of the state at the time of acceptance into the 4 university of Iowa hospitals and clinics’ residency programs. 5 EXPLANATION 6 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 7 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 8 This bill requires the state board of regents to adopt a 9 policy requiring that not less than 75 percent of the students 10 accepted at the colleges of medicine and dentistry at the 11 state university of Iowa be residents of Iowa or persons who 12 prior to applying to the college of medicine or dentistry were 13 enrolled in a community college in Iowa, an accredited private 14 institution in Iowa, or a regents university. 15 The bill also requires the state university of Iowa, in 16 collaboration with the university of Iowa hospitals and clinics 17 (UIHC), to submit an annual report to the general assembly 18 with information relating to the graduates of the colleges of 19 dentistry and medicine and UIHC residency programs. The annual 20 report must include information regarding which states the 21 college of dentistry and college of medicine graduates and the 22 medical residents moved to in the year following graduation 23 or completion of medical residency, as well as information 24 regarding whether or not the students and medical residents 25 were Iowa residents at the time of admission to the college or 26 acceptance in the medical residency, and information regarding 27 the medical residents’ areas of specialty. 28 -2- LSB 5838HV (2) 88 kh/jh 2/ 2