Federation of State Medical Boards

Federation of State Medical Boards,

n.pr an association comprising the medical boards of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and 13 state boards associated with osteopathic medicine. The organization strives to enhance the safety, quality, and integrity of health care by promoting elevated standards for medical practice and physician licensure. With regards to complementary and alternative medicine, the Federation advises practitioners to ask patients about their use of complementary and alternative medicine and provide increased education about the scientific basis of such approaches and the risks involved with ceasing conventional treatment.
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Pancholi is President of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, a Fellow with the Federation of State Medical Boards, and American Association of Osteopathic Examiners, and a Governor Appointed Member of the Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine.
The model legislation was developed by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and aims to make it easier for telemedicine physicians to gain licenses in multiple states.
We salute the leadership of DFPR and other state medical boards, which are advancing the Compact with this milestone meeting, said Lisa Robin, Chief Advocacy Officer of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB).
At its 2014 annual meeting, the American Medical Association (AMA) promulgated a new policy on the use of telemedicine, and the Federation of State Medical Boards has more recently promoted model legislation for states to consider for facilitating the licensure of providers involved in the practice of telemedicine.
Although the Federation of State Medical Boards has long endorsed the efforts of expedited licensure for physicians and has supported the efforts of the interstate medical licensure compact, they will have no formal role on the commission.
This model bill was crafted by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) to speed the process of issuing licenses for physicians who wish to practice across state lines.
The Federation of State Medical Boards of Denver supports telemedicine and released its updated guidelines in April.
The Federation of State Medical Boards has a directory of state boards, plus a license search service for a fee.
Work with the ABMS and the Federation of State Medical Boards to study whether MOC and the principles of Maintenance of Licensure are important factors to physicians when deciding whether to retire and whether they have a direct effect on workforce.
Background: the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS)
Information is drawn from state boards of medical and osteopathic examiners, and includes licensure policies and regulations; information on the US Medical Licensing Examination, the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the US, and exams of the Federation of State Medical Boards, the National Board of Medical Examiners, and the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners; information for international medical graduates; federal and national programs and activities, such as licensure in the armed forces.
He added PMDC is working in partnership with General Medical Council UK and the Federation of State Medical Boards of the United State of America for improving medical and dental education around the world.

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