Misleading public statements and distortions" are coming from those opposed to the Compact, claims the FSMB
, which released a "fact sheet" to dispel such "myths.
Public Citizen gathered its data largely from reports released by the FSMB
, which has now decided to stop releasing the information.
Today however, specialty board certification is not enough for the ABMS and FSMB
Even if the villagers win, I am concerned that somehow this public-private partnership between ABMS, FSMB
, AMA, and all the other entangling alliances, will be allowed to survive.
If the maintenance of licensure policy is accepted by the FSMB
House of Delegates, it would be up to individual states and territories to decide if they wanted to adopt, revise, or ignore the model policy.
The ACP and FSMB
guidelines, published online April 11 in Annals of Internal Medicine, are meant "to serve as a wake-up call to physicians, to make them aware of some of the dangers that are out there," he said.
and ABMS are non-profit private business entities, whose annual IRS Forms 990 are available at www2.
Most states require 1 year of residency training, but 10 states require 2 years and 1 state requires 3 years, according to the FSMB
In comparing the qualifications of TACT researchers and their critics, as outlined by both the AMA and the FSMB
, one would look for board certification in cardiology, direct experience providing chelation therapy, or documented experience as a research ethicist in academic research.
While state licensure boards may establish a rigorous procedure for granting initial licensure, the FSMB
writes: "In virtually all states, it is possible for a physician to practice medicine for a lifetime without having to demonstrate to the state medical board that he or she has maintained an acceptable level of continuing qualifications or competence.
Together with "sexual violation," a term the FSMB
used when referring to physical sexual contact, they form the basis for disciplinary action by a state medical board.
It represents another way for the NBME and FSMB
to make money by forcing students to jump through extra hoops with more elective courses and to pay exorbitant fees to sit for a one-day licensing exam, neither of which adds much value to a physician's education, practice skills, or residency ranking (Alvin, 2016).