This document provides recommendations for state medical boards and other state agencies to maximize the effective use of PDMPs.
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An accurate understanding of the demographic and state medical licensure characteristics of physicians in the United States is critical for health care workforce planning.
Euless, Texas (April 7, 2016) – The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) announced the recipients of its 2016 awards, which will be presented at the upcoming FSMB Annual Meeting in San
This report provides recommendations to assist state medical boards in oversight of unregulated office-based surgery and educates licensees as to appropriate standards for office-based
Report of the American Medical Association and the Federation of State Medical Boards. At its Interim Meeting in 1991, the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates adopted
The model policy encourages state medical boards promote the public health by making appropriate treatment available to opioid-addicted patients, and to educate the regulatory and physician
The FSMB provides the SPEX Information Bulletin and a free, paper and pencil practice test that should provide familiarity with the formats used in the exam.
This report addresses the complex, multi-faceted issues involved with facilitating the safe return to clinical practice for physicians who have a licensure restriction due to physical or
The guidelines provide an up-to-date resource for state medical and osteopathic boards in assessing physicians’ management of pain in their patients and determining whether opioid analgesics
This report reviews procedures used by state medical boards to identify and investigate complaints involving the quality of care rendered by a physician.