FSMB launches free online education program on medical regulation issues critical to new physicians

February 02, 2017
Area(s) of Interest: Licensing & Regulatory Issues Medical Board of California 

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) has launched a new initiative designed to inform future physicians about medical licensing and regulation. A new series of online education modules will address important issues, including navigating the licensing process and dealing with physician health and impairment.

Now live, the first module (“The Role of State Medical Boards”) focuses on providing medical students and residents with sufficient information about the functions of medical regulation so they will be prepared to interact effectively and professionally with state medical boards, fellow physicians and patients.

Future modules will cover details on the medical licensing process, reasons physicians get in trouble, the medical disciplinary process and physician wellness issues.

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