At least two of the authors have participated in the tort system as experts and expert witnesses, and a third as a consultant; therefore, the criteria for expert witnesses from the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB
) seems a logical standard from which to establish their expertise.
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).
guidance also states that doctors should establish a relationship with patients before practicing telemedicine.
House of Delegates at its 2013 annual meeting unanimously approved the development of an interstate compact to expedite medical licensure and facilitate multistate practice.
By shifting from state- to federal-level developments, the authors make each phase of the FSMB
's growth in scope and authority clear.
GL Suite will interface with the Federation of State Medical Board's (FSMB
) online application system, eliminating duplication of data entry and improving mobility for licensees wishing to practice in Wyoming and other states.
(59) See FSMB
Mission & Goals, FED'N STATE MED.
Data on state licensing actions by year are available from the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB
) website for the fifty states (Federation of State Medical Boards, n.d.).
The impact on professional liability carriers will most likely be greater than the increase in prejudicial actions by members of the FSMB
The document, The Changes in Healthcare Professions' Scope of Practice: Legislative Considerations resulted from collaboration among representatives from: the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT), the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB
), the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy ((NBCOT) and the NCSBN.
Also, in 2005, the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB
) issued a policy statement on scope of practice that does not question the structure of the existing scope of practice regimes and purports to offer advice to state legislatures on how to properly evaluate requests by nonphysicians for scope of practice creations or expansions.