With U.S. demographics continuing to shift and the health care system experiencing rapid change in patient-care models, state medical boards will increasingly need to examine their policies related to scope of practice and other physician-workforce...
2/27/2014 7:00 PM EST
Federation of State Medical Boards and Partners Collaborate to Provide Educational Resources for Safe Prescribing of Opioid Analgesics
The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and FSMB Foundation are collaborating with several partners to provide state medical boards with resources to educate health care professionals on the safe and responsible prescribing of extended-release...
1/21/2014 5:00 PM EST
A bipartisan group of 16 U.S. Senators has commended state medical boards and the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) for their recent efforts to streamline the licensing process for physicians who wish to practice in multiple states. The...
1/15/2014 8:00 AM EST
A group of state medical board representatives is drafting the language that would shape an Interstate Medical Licensure Compact. Physicians who participate would be able to receive a license to practice in each state in which they treat patients.
11/26/2013 4:30 PM EST
National study urges medical licensing boards to be aware of the possibility of threats of violence aimed at state medical board members and staff
11/14/2013 4:00 PM EST
The Federation of State Medical Boards helping state boards develop a new system for streamlining medical licensure for physicians who wish to practice in multiple states.
10/7/2013 8:00 AM EDT
Federation of State Medical Boards Endorses U.S. Senate ‘Servicemembers and Veterans Prescription Drug Safety Act’
S. 1089 would combat prescription drug abuse in the Armed Services by providing servicemembers and veterans with more options to dispose of unused prescriptions in federal facilities.
6/27/2013 3:45 PM EDT
The Federation of State Medical Boards has released its 2013 Annual Report highlighting progress the FSMB has made over the last year on a number of its key initiatives.
5/29/2013 4:00 PM EDT