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Registration and Lodging

Annual Meeting Registration

Registration for FSMB’s 2020 Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, is now open!   




FSMB Member – Board Members and Staff $495 $595
FSMB Non-member $595 $695
One-day Rate $250 $300
CME Fee $75 $75
FSMB Foundation Luncheon
(reservations by April 20, 2020)
$100 $100
Additional Meal Tickets for Guest(s):    
Networking Luncheon $50 $50
Bierring Dinner $75 $75
FSMB Foundation Luncheon
(reservations by April 20, 2020)
$100 $100


Early-bird Registration Deadline March 16, 2020
Hotel Reservations Close April 6, 2020
Online Registration Closes April 4, 2020
FSMB Foundation Luncheon
Reservation Deadline
April 20, 2020


A copy of the agenda is available here

Hotel Rates & Reservations

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
1 Market Place
San Diego, California 92101
Phone: 619-232-1234 

Attendee Room Rate: $259.00
Government Room Rate:  $173.00 - A government issued photo ID must be presented upon check-in to receive the government room rate.
Rates are for single/double occupancy. 

Please make your reservations directly with the hotel by calling toll free at 1-800-233-1234 or using one of the web links below: 

Attendee Block: 

Government Block: 

Please make your reservations early, as only a limited number of hotel rooms will be available until the cut-off date of April 6, 2020, 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: 4:00 p.m.
Check-Out Time: 11:00 a.m. 

Electronic Recordings and Photographs 

Registration for, attendance at, and/or participation in the 2020 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 device with them to the meeting, as program materials and presentations for this year’s event will be provided electronically. Attendees are encouraged to download the FSMB Annual Meeting mobile app to their smartphone or tablet. The app will be available for download in early April 2020.   

Ground Transportation 

San Diego International Airport is approximately three miles from the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. Taxi and shuttle service are available: 

  1. If you need a taxi, follow the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas, located at the lower level curb of all terminals of the San Diego International Airport. A Transportation Coordinator will place you with the first available taxi, unless you specify a specific taxicab company. The approximate cost, one-way, from the airport to the hotel is $10-$13.
  2. Several San Diego airport shuttle companies are available at the airport for the approximate cost of $8 per person, one-way. Shuttle service is available at the Transportation Plazas across from Terminals 1 and 2, and curbside at the Commuter Terminal. From Terminal 1, you must cross the skybridge and take either the escalators or the elevators to street level. From Terminal 2, use the pedestrian crosswalk conveniently located outside the Terminal 2 Baggage Claim Area to access the Transportation Plaza. A Transportation Coordinator will place you with the first available shuttle, unless you specify a particular company. 

If you are driving, on-site valet parking is available for $49 per day. Self-parking is available in the parking garage that is attached to the hotel for $35 per day. 

Tourism Information 

Bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Anza-Borrego Desert and the Laguna Mountains to the east, and Mexico to the south, San Diego is spread out over 4,200 miles, as well as over 70 miles of coastline. The Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego is situated on San Diego Bay, between the San Diego Convention Center and Seaport Village. Shopping, dining and entertainment venues can be found steps away in the Gaslamp Quarter


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