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FSMB Statement on Wearing Face Coverings During Patient Care

The Federation of State Medical Boards’ Board of Directors released the following statement in response to reports from a number of state medical boards of complaints they are receiving about physicians and physician assistants failing to wear...
6-Oct-2020 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

FSMB Launches Virtual Education Program

The Federation of State Medical Boards is launching a virtual education program on topics of interest to the world of medical regulation. The series will feature six presentations from experts on topics such as physician sexual misconduct, consumer...
13-Jul-2020 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

FSMB Statement on Supporting States in Verifying Licenses for Physicians Responding to COVID-19 Virus

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) released a statement offering the assistance of the FSMB to help provide essential information that can be used to verify licenses and credentials for physicians and other health care professionals...
13-Mar-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

USMLE Program Announces Upcoming Policy Changes

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the National Board of Medical Examiners® (NBME®), co-sponsors of the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®), are announcing upcoming policy changes to the USMLE program.
12-Feb-2020 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Report Surveying Digital Credentials in Healthcare Released by FSMB

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) has released a report entitled “Healthcare and Digital Credentials: Technical, Legal, and Regulatory Considerations”. This report surveys and expands upon the FSMB’s experience applying digital...
17-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Preliminary Recommendations for USMLE Score Reporting Now Available

Preliminary recommendations from the convening organizations of the Invitational Conference on USMLE Scoring (InCUS) are now available online. From today until July 26, 2019 individuals and organizations interested in this United States Medical...
13-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

National Survey Indicates Majority of Physician Misconduct Goes Unreported

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) has released the results of a survey commissioned to measure the prevalence of physician misconduct and public awareness of the work of state medical boards.
3-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kentucky, North Dakota Join Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact is now active in more than half of U.S. states. The Compact offers an expedited pathway to licensure for physicians wishing to practice in multiple states.
12-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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