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FSMB Foundation Releases Updated Book Aimed at Curbing Opioid Abuse

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) Foundation has published an updated and expanded edition of a book intended to help address the rise of opioid abuse and related deaths in the United States by better educating physicians and other...
23-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT

FSMB CEO Dr. Humayun Chaudhry Elected Chair-elect of International Medical Regulatory Group

Humayun Chaudhry, DO, President and CEO of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), was elected Chair-elect of the International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA) during the organization’s recent biennial meeting in...
17-Sep-2014 5:20 PM EDT

Journal of Medical Regulation Examines Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

The Summer 2014 edition of the Journal of Medical Regulation features an in-depth look at one of the most significant developments in medical regulation in decades – the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact. The new interstate compact system is...
21-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

State Medical Boards Launch Educational Effort to Equip Physicians for Safe Prescribing of Opioid Analgesics

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) announced that the nation’s state medical boards have kicked off a multi-state effort to educate health care professionals on the safe and responsible prescribing of extended-release (ER) and...
31-Jul-2014 6:00 PM EDT

FSMB: Draft Interstate Compact for Physician Licensure Nears Completion

The Federation of State Medical Boards unveiled an updated draft interstate compact for physician licensure. The Compact, which offers a streamlined alternative pathway for state-based licensure, would create a new process for faster licensing for...
25-Jul-2014 5:05 PM EDT

Federation of State Medical Boards Launches New Website

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) has redesigned its website, found at www.fsmb.org. The new site’s improved structure and intuitive navigation provide an enhanced user-experience.
24-Jun-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Federation of State Medical Boards Releases 2014 Annual Report: 'Connecting for Success'

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) has released its 2014 Annual Report, highlighting progress the FSMB has made over the last year on a number of its key initiatives. Included in the report are updates on FSMB’s advocacy and policy...
10-Jun-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Oklahoma Medical Board Streamlines Physician Licensure Process

The Uniform Application makes it easier for physicians to become licensed in multiple states by providing a “core” application used by the 23 state medical boards using the UA. It eliminates the need for physicians to re-enter data multiple...
4-Jun-2014 5:35 PM EDT

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