FSPHP Insights

March 15, 2024

FSPHP 2024 Annual Education Conference: Featuring Leading Experts in the Field!

Learn from the best at the FSPHP 2024 Annual Education Conference! Our conference speakers are industry leaders, bringing you the latest insights and expertise on trends and topics related to professional health and healthcare professional treatment.



FSMB Policies of Interest to PHPs Under Review

Back in 2013, Dr. Michael Gendel and Dr. Lynn Hankes were part of the writing group of the FSMB Reentry for the Ill Physician Policy. The result was this 2013 policy. 

These two FSMB active policies are currently under review.  Stay tuned for a future update from FSMB on the revision.




FSMB Released State by State Information re: Reentry to Practice

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) has released new state-by-state information regarding the “Reentry to Practice Board-by-Board Overview". 



FSPHP Issues  Statement before Medical Board of CA Quarterly Meeting 

FSPHP issued a statement to the California Medical Board during public comment at their quarterly meeting on February 29th recognizing that a confidential authorized physician health program is indispensable in every state.



IDAA Scholarships Available for 2024 Annual Conference

The International Doctors in Alcoholics Anonymous (IDAA) is currently accepting applications for scholarships for the IDAA 2024 75th Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD, scheduled for July 10-14. Scholarships opened March 1st and are closed once all funds have been awarded.


Post Your State Program Events on the FSPHP website!

If you are a member PHP and would like to have your event listed on the FSPHP State PHP Events page, please email your complete event details to [email protected]. Be sure to include event name, date, location, description, contact information, and a link for more information and to register online.




The Publications Committee has completed the spring issue of Physician Health News. This issue will hit your email Inbox in late March/early April and printed copies will be available at the FSPHP 2024 Annual Education Conference in Nashville.


Combatting Clinician Suicide - Resource from the Mayo Physician Well-being Index Team

FSPHP encourages YOU to SUBMIT ABSTRACTS regarding your Physician Health Program/Health Professional Program by April 12, 2024 to the International Conference on Physician Health™ (ICPH 2024) being held in Halifax Oct 17-19, 2024.

They are seeking examples of content that includes development and/or delivery of health and wellness programs and support services, treatment strategies, and innovative wellness solutions, peer support programs or information sharing.

Learn more.


Coming Up!

New Member Meeting
April 10 at 11:ooam - 12:30pm Eastern Time

Annual Member Business Meeting
May 8 at 2:oopm - 4:00pm Eastern Time
(Open to State Voting, Associate, International & Honorary members)

Visit the FSPHP Calendar for a full list of upcoming meetings and events!

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Phone: 978-347-0600 Fax: 978-347-0603


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Best way to contact us is by email:

[email protected] Linda Bresnahan, MS, FSPHP Executive Director

 [email protected] Tanya Roof, CMP, FSPHP Meeting and Event Planning

[email protected] Sandra Savage, Membership Services Manager