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FSMB Member Medical Boards

Supporting State Medical Boards in their Mission of Public Protection

FSMB Member Medical Boards

The Federation of State Medical Boards is a national non-profit organization representing all 70 state medical and osteopathic boards within the United States and its territories that license and discipline allopathic and osteopathic physicians and, in some jurisdictions, other health care professionals.

FSMB membership provides state medical boards, board members and staff with a variety of opportunities to expand their professional networks; gain access to valuable resources and relationships; and develop leadership roles in the field of medical regulation. 

 

State Medical Boards, Board Members and Staff

Membership categories for state medical boards include:

  • Member Medical Boards
  • Fellows
  • Honorary Fellows
  • Associate Members

 

FSMB Member Medical Boards

As FSMB Member Medical Boards, state boards gain access to valuable FSMB services and product offerings to assist them in their mission of protecting the public and promoting quality health care in their individual jurisdictions. FSMB members also have voting privileges during the Annual Business Meeting of the FSMB House of Delegates to establish policies impacting medical regulation and to shape the strategic direction of the organization.  

Benefits for FSMB Member Medical Boards include:

  • Access to comprehensive national and state physician and physician assistant data
  • Washington, D.C.-based federal and state advocacy support
  • Voting rights at FSMB House of Delegates meetings
  • Opportunity to provide feedback about FSMB policies and guidelines prior to presentation at House of Delegates meetings
  • Educational activities tailored to medical regulators
  • Access to Credentials Verification Services
  • Access to Physician Assessment Services
  • Uniform Application for Physician State Licensure
  • Public relations support

 

FSMB Fellows (Medical Board Members)

Individual members of FSMB Member Medical Boards become Fellows of the FSMB upon their appointment to a state medical or osteopathic board, and are considered Fellows as long as they serve on a state medical board and for three years thereafter.

Benefits for FSMB Fellows include:

  • Eligibility to run for FSMB elective offices
  • Eligibility for appointment to FSMB Standing and Special committees or other appointive capacities
  • Invitations to attend FSMB educational events
  • Opportunities to network with various licensing and disciplinary agencies within the medical regulatory community
  • Access to free online CME offerings
  • Access to FSMB Roundtable “boards only” conference calls
  • Complimentary subscription to Journal of Medical Regulation
  • Access to FSMB publications such as white papers, newsletters and brochures

Membership is free for FSMB Fellows.
For more information, please contact dcarlson@fsmb.org or (817) 868-4043. 

 

FSMB Honorary Fellows (Former Medical Board Members)

FSMB Fellows become Honorary Fellows of the FSMB three years after completing service on a state medical board.                           

Benefits for FSMB Honorary Fellows include:

  • Eligibility for appointment to FSMB Standing and Special committees or other appointive capacities
  • Invitations to attend FSMB educational events
  • Opportunities to network with various licensing and disciplinary agencies within the medical regulatory community
  • Access to free online CME offerings
  • Access to FSMB Roundtable “boards only” conference calls
  • Complimentary subscription to Journal of Medical Regulation
  • Access to FSMB publications such as newsletters, white papers, and brochures

Membership is free for FSMB Honorary Fellows.
For more information, please contact dcarlson@fsmb.org or (817) 868-4043.

 

FSMB Associate Members (Medical Board Staff)

The employees and staff members of state medical and osteopathic boards are eligible to become FSMB Associate Members. Each FSMB Member Medical Board may designate employees or staff members to become Associate Members.

Privileges for FSMB Associate Members include:

  • Eligibility for appointment to FSMB Standing and Special committees or other appointive capacities
  • Invitations to attend FSMB educational events
  • Opportunities to network with various licensing and disciplinary agencies within the medical regulatory community
  • Access to free online CME offerings
  • Access to FSMB Roundtable “boards only” conference calls
  • Complimentary subscription to Journal of Medical Regulation
  • Access to FSMB publications such as newsletters, white papers, and brochures

Membership is free for FSMB Associate Members.
For more information, please contact dcarlson@fsmb.org or (817) 868-4043.