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About FSMB

What FSMB is all about.


The Federation of State Medical Boards is the leader in medical regulation, serving as an innovative catalyst for effective policy and standards.


FSMB leads by promoting excellence in medical practice, licensure, and regulation as the national resource and voice on behalf of state medical boards in their protection of the public.


FSMB, an organization of state medical boards, embraces these equally important values:

  • Public Protection: Promotes public health, safety and welfare through its member Boards.
  • Leadership: Demonstrates innovation, cooperation and responsiveness.
  • Integrity: Incorporates honesty, ethical behavior, reliability and transparency in all its operations and services.
  • Excellence: Promotes and maintains high standards of performance and a commitment to continuous improvement, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Commitment to Service: Provides support and high quality service to its member Boards.



Federation of State Medical Boards Strategic Plan