ADVOCACY, GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS & POLICY
FSMB is a leader in advancing policies to improve health care quality and protect the public.
Working from offices in both Texas and Washington, D.C., the FSMB serves as the voice of the nation's state and territorial medical boards, helping them fulfill their role of protecting the public. It monitors federal and state legislation that impacts medical regulation, and serves as a resource for the boards on state and federal legislative issues, administration initiatives and the legislative process.
As a leader in medical licensure and discipline, as well as an authoritative source of research, policy development, education and information, the FSMB often is called upon to offer testimony before Congress, federal agencies and state legislatures.
The FSMB’s staff reports on key issues that state medical boards may use in identifying and/or influencing proposed legislation within their jurisdictions. In addition, the FSMB’s staff provides assistance to medical boards by researching legal issues, filing amicus briefs and operating a listserv to share the collective knowledge of the boards’ attorneys.
Working from offices in both Texas and Washington, D.C., the FSMB serves as the voice of the nationís state and territorial medical boards, helping them fulfill their role of protecting the public.