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FSMB Education Services provides educational tools and resources that enhance the quality of medical regulation and raise public awareness of the vital role of state medical boards. 

The FSMB works to identify, develop, and implement CME activities that address content areas that include medical regulation, licensure, discipline, and advocacy and policy to promote public health, safety and welfare.

FSMB'S 2023 Annual Meeting

Registration is now open for FSMB’s 2023 Annual Meeting to be held May 4-6 in Minneapolis, MN. 

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FSMB’s 2022 Annual Meeting

View Recordings from the 2022 Annual Meeting.

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Virtual Education Program

FSMB's Virtual Education Program

Access FSMB’s free online CME courses and virtual events.

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New Online Series about Medical Regulation

The FSMB has launched “Understanding Medical Regulation in the United States,” a series of online multi-media educational modules designed for new members of state medical boards to help prepare them for their roles and responsibilities in public service.

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CME Accreditation Services

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide, and jointly provide, continuing medical education for physicians. We are pleased to serve as an accredited provider for continuing medical activities for state medical boards and other key stakeholder organizations.

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Educational Modules on Medical Regulation

The Role of State Medical Boards

This module describes the functions and mission of state medical boards as well as the legal foundations of state-based medical regulation.

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Medical Disciplinary Process

This module orients the learner to medical discipline, a key function of state medical boards’ role in public protection.

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Understanding and Navigating the Medical Licensing Process

There are a number of important steps on the pathway to medical licensure. This module will help medical students and residents familiarize themselves with the licensing process before they apply with their state medical board.  

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Common Reasons Physicians Get in Trouble

This module provides the learner with the common reasons for complaints against physicians along with best practices to limit the likelihood of such complaints.

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Accredited Continuing Medical Education Offerings

In addition to the live and on-demand courses featured in the Virtual Education Hub, FSMB also offers a variety of jointly provided courses designed to support a physician’s commitment to lifelong learning and professional development.

All activities adhere to the guidelines and standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

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FSMB Roundtable

The FSMB Roundtable is a program of monthly conference calls that facilitates communication among member medical and osteopathic boards and FSMB staff. The calls are sponsored by the FSMB and the agenda is developed with input from member boards. These calls provide regular opportunities for member boards to communicate among themselves on current issues, public policy and legislative trends.