Scott A. Steingard, DO, Installed as FSMB Chair
April 30, 2019
We are pleased to congratulate Scott A. Steingard, DO, for being installed as chair of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) at the FSMB Annual Meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 27, 2019.
“During my year as FSMB Chair, I will place an emphasis on building strong relationships – among the medical boards, certainly – but also between boards and other stakeholders, including health care organizations, legislators and state and federal agencies. I will strive for all voices to be heard, fostering a culture of inclusive dialogue and rigorous but respectful debate.”
He joined the FSMB’s Board of Directors in 2010-2013, and was elected again in 2016. Dr. Steingard has been highly active on a number of FSMB committees, including the audit, awards, bylaws and governance committees, the workgroup on physician wellness, the workgroup on education about medical regulation, and many others.
“Dr. Steingard has been a leader in the osteopathic medical community in Arizona as well as the medical licensure community nationally over several decades,” said John R. Gimpel, DO, MEd, President & CEO of the NBOME, “His experience and commitment to patient safety and quality medical regulation in Arizona and for the nation make him an excellent candidate to lead the FSMB as Chair.”
Dr. Steingard is a significant contributor to the osteopathic profession, and has been practicing medicine in Arizona for over 30 years. A former member of the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery, Dr. Steingard served there as president from 2009-2016. He continues to be active in the Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association (AOMA) and the American Osteopathic Association, and has previously been awarded AOMA Physician of the Year and the Arizona State Legislature’s Governors Award.