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Chaudhry, Humayun J. DO, MS
President and chief executive officer, Federation of State Medical Boards, Euless, Texas; email@example.com.
As president of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), I appreciate Dorman and Miller’s1 mention of maintenance of licensure (MOL) in their response to the 2011 Question of the Year. The FSMB’s MOL initiative is envisioned as a system of continuous professional development (CPD) for physicians that will be adopted by state medical boards in the United States in the years ahead. The proposed system is expected to align current CPD programs—and eliminate redundancy—by enabling maintenance of certification (MOC) or osteopathic continuous certification (OCC) as well as other defined educational activities many physicians already engage in, such as certified CME (including performance-improvement CME), to count toward fulfillment of MOL. In this way, the processes of MOL, MOC, and credentialing can be connecteds, as envisioned by Dorman and Miller. The FSMB continues to work closely with national medical organizations to ensure that the needs and concerns of busy physicians—those specialty-certified and those not—are taken into account as the MOL framework evolves and supports a physician’s commitment to lifelong learning.
Humayun J. Chaudhry, DO, MS
© 2012 Association of American Medical Colleges
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