The doctors who want to attend the seminar or conferences in the USA should apply for B-1visitor visa. B-1 visa is applicable for all the people who are traveling to the USA for business or for attending any professional or educational conventions and conferences etc., In order to apply for the B-1 visa one must demonstrate to a consular officer that he or she qualifies for the USA visa in accordance with the USA Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), under section 214 (b) of the INA which presumes that every B-1 applicant is an intending immigrant. One can overcome this legal presumption by showing certain documents and following certain steps in application.
There are also some supporting documents to be submitted at the time of interview. The supporting documents are as follows:
- Criminal or court records pertaining to any previous arrest or conviction anywhere even if you have completed your sentence or were later pardoned.
- Current proof of income tax payments, property or business ownership or assets.
- A letter from your previous employer detailing about your position, salary and including as how long have you been employed and also an authorized vacation along with business purpose and if any of your U.S. trip.
- Your travel itinerary and other explanation about your planned trip in detail.
All the details can be found in the following url: http://www.ustraveldocs.com/in/in-niv-typeb1b2.asp
|United States Visa|
|Need to Apply||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|How to apply||In person||In person||In person|
|Passport||6months validity||6months validity||6months validity|
|VFS appointment letter||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|The DS-160 barcode page||yes||yes||yes|
|The HDFC visa application fee receipts||yes||yes||yes|
|Letter of admission||Yes|
MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Connecticut Medical Examining Board
Connecticut Medical Examining Board accepts the credit courses that are accredited by ACCME and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
CME Credits Required : 50.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 0.00
A minimum of 50 contact hours of qualifying continuing medical education every 2 years commencing on the first date of license renewal;1 contact hour means a minimum of 50 minutes of the continuing education activity once every 6 years.1 CME hour in each of the following topics:
(A) Infectious diseases, including, but not limited to, acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus,
(B) risk management,
(C) sexual assault,
(D) domestic violence,
(E) cultural competency,
(F) behavioral health.
Beginning January 1, 2020, such behavioral health CME must include at least 2 contact hours on diagnosing and treating (i) cognitive conditions, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, delirium, related cognitive impairments, and geriatric depression, or (ii) mental health conditions, including, but not limited to, those common to veterans and family members of veterans such as post-traumatic stress, risk of suicide, depression, and grief. OCC/MOC not accepted as a substitute. The commissioner may grant a waiver for not more than 10 contact hours of CME for physicians who:
(1) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board,
(2) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of a medical healing panel, or
(3) assist the state Department of Public Health with its duties to board and commissions (described in Ch. 368a. Sec. 10a-14).