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In addition to its state medical board membership, the FSMB provides several categories of membership for organizations and individuals interested in medical regulatory issues. These membership categories include:   

FSMB Affiliate Members

A board or authority that is not otherwise eligible for FSMB membership may become an Affiliate Member of the FSMB upon approval of its application by the Board of Directors if the entity licenses either:

  1. Allopathic or osteopathic physicians or physician assistants in the United States; or
  2. Allopathic or osteopathic physicians if the board or authority is located in another country.

Benefits for FSMB Affiliate Members include:

  • Special seating at the Annual Business Meeting of the FSMB House of Delegates.
  • 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.
  • Special seating at FSMB House of Delegates meetings.

Annual dues for FSMB Affiliate Members: $800
FSMB Affiliate Membership Application
For more information about becoming an FSMB Affiliate Member, please contact dcarlson@fsmb.org or (817) 868-4043.

FSMB Affiliate Members 

  • Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants
  • Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada
  • Tennessee Department of Health Committee on Physician Assistants

FSMB Official Observers

An organization may apply for Official Observer status at the Annual Business Meeting of the FSMB House of Delegates.

Benefits for FSMB Official Observers include:

  • Special seating at the Annual Business Meeting of the FSMB House of Delegates.
  • Eligibility for appointment to FSMB Standing and Special committees or other appointive capacities.
  • Opportunities to network with various licensing and disciplinary agencies within the medical regulatory community.
  • Invitations to attend FSMB educational events.
  • 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.

Annual dues for FSMB Official Observers: $800
Official Observer Application
For more information about becoming an FSMB Official Observer, please contact dcarlson@fsmb.org or (817) 868-4043.

Official FSMB Observers 

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Council of Medical Specialty Societies
  • Federation of Podiatric Medical Boards

FSMB Courtesy Members

Any physician or physician assistant licensed by a Member Medical Board or an Affiliate Member Board and not eligible for any other type of membership may become a Courtesy Member of the FSMB upon approval of the candidate’s application. A Courtesy Member may serve as a member of a committee and in any other capacity upon appointment by the FSMB Chair.

Benefits for FSMB Courtesy Members include:

  • Special seating at the Annual Business Meeting of the FSMB House of Delegates.
  • Eligibility to serve on FSMB committees or in any other capacity upon appointment by the Chair.
  • 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.

Annual dues for FSMB Courtesy Members: $75
Courtesy Member Application
For more information about becoming an FSMB Courtesy Member, please contact dcarlson@fsmb.org or (817) 868-4043.

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