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Registration and Lodging

Annual Meeting Registration

Annual Meeting Registration

Registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, is now closed. You may still register onsite at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel beginning at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, April 19. The FSMB Annual Meeting Registration Desk hours are 12:00 noon-6:00 p.m. on April 19; 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on April 20 and 21; and 7:00 a.m.-12:00 noon on April 22. The Registration Desk will be located in the Texas Ballroom Foyer (second floor) of the hotel.




FSMB Member – Board Members & Staff $495 $595
FSMB Non-member $595 $695
One-day Rate $250 $300
CME Fee $75 $75

FSMB Foundation Luncheon
(reservations by April 10, 2017)

$100 $100
Additional Meal Tickets for Guest(s):    
Platter Lecture and Luncheon $50 $50
Bierring Dinner $75 $75

FSMB Foundation Luncheon
(reservations by April 10, 2017)

$100 $100


Early-bird Registration Deadline March 13, 2017
Hotel Reservations Close March 27, 2017
Online Registration Closes April 3, 2017

FSMB Foundation Luncheon
Reservation Deadline

April 10, 2017


Please contact the FSMB Education Department at: or call 817-868-4037.

One-Day Registration and Lodging
One-day registration is available for any of the meeting dates, but purchase is limited to one day only. Multiple one-day passes cannot be purchased for the same person.

FSMB Foundation Luncheon
The FSMB Foundation Luncheon will be held Friday, April 21, 2017. This year’s featured guest speaker will be announced soon. Tickets to the FSMB Foundation Luncheon are not included in the registration fee and should be purchased separately. For additional information, please click here. Reservations must be received by April 10, 2017

Cancellations must be made in writing to the FSMB Education Department. Individuals who cancel before April 3, 2017 are entitled to a refund of their registration fees, less a $125 processing charge. No refunds will be made for cancellations after April 3, 2017. Refunds will be made in the same form as the original payment. Please note, attendees are responsible for canceling their own flight and hotel reservations in the event they are unable to attend the meeting.

To view the agenda, please click here.

Hotel Rates and Reservations

Omni Fort Worth Hotel
1300 Houston Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Phone: 817-535-6664

Attendee Room Rate: $209
Government Room Rate:  $152 - A government issued photo ID must be presented upon check-in to receive the government room rate. (SOLD OUT)
Rates are for single/double occupancy.

Please make your reservations directly with the hotel by calling toll free at 1-800-THE-OMNI (843-6664).

Please make your reservations early, as only a limited number of hotel rooms will be available until the cut-off date of March 27, 2017, or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. A limited number of government rate rooms will also be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to reference the FSMB Annual Meeting when booking your reservation to secure the conference rate.

Check-In Time: 3:00 p.m.
Check-Out Time: 11:00 a.m.

Electronic Recordings and Photographs
Registration for, attendance at, and/or participation in the 2017 FSMB Annual Meeting constitutes acknowledgement by the registrant/attendee/participant that photos and video/audio recordings may be made of the conference events and constitute agreement by the registrant/attendee/participant that the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) may use and distribute in its publications, on its web site, and in the conference proceedings, such photos or recordings that include the image or voice of the registrant/attendee/participant.

Individual recordings (audio or visual) of any portion of the meeting are strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of the FSMB. By participating in the Annual Meeting, the registrant/attendee/participant acknowledges that he/she agrees to these stipulations.

Program Materials
Attendees are encouraged to bring a fully-charged laptop computer or other electronic devices with them to the meeting, as program materials and presentations for this year’s event will be provided electronically.  Attendees are also encouraged to download the FSMB Annual Meeting mobile app to their smartphone or tablet. The app will be available for download in early April 2017.

Ground Transportation
To the hotel, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is about 25 miles and Dallas Love Field (DAL) is approximately 35 miles. Taxi and shuttle service are available from both airports.

If you are flying into DFW International Airport, you may:

  1. Locate the phone bank near the Visitor Information Center in the baggage claim area and press the “Ground Transportation” button and then the “Super Shuttle” button. Then, pick up the phone, press the “Call Now” button, and wait 5-6 seconds for the system to dial and connect you directly to dispatch. Your reservation can then be activated using your confirmation number or you can book a ride if you have not already done so. Dispatch will provide instructions on where to meet the vehicle. Fares are approximately $18 per person each way.
  2. Choose taxi service, which is available on the upper level of Terminals A, B, C, and E, and on the lower level of Terminal D. The cost of one-way service to the hotel is approximately $55-$60.

If you are flying into Dallas Love Field, you may choose taxi service, which is provided on the upper level at Baggage Claim for Terminal 1 (United Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, and Seaport) and on the lower level of the Main Terminal for Terminal 2 (Southwest Airlines). Fares are approximately $70-$80 each way.

If you are driving, on-site valet parking is available for $25 per day. Self parking is available in the city- operated garage adjacent to the hotel for $15 per day. The garage entrance is on 11th Street between Houston and Throckmorton. Please see the front desk for details upon check-in.

Tourism Information
Famous for being “Where the West Begins,”Fort Worth offers a unique mix of entertainment and attractions. The Omni Fort Worth Hotel is near downtown’s most famous venues, including the Fort Worth Stockyards, Sundance Square, and the Cultural District, as well as a host of other places to see in the area.