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FSMB Webinar: Publishing in the Journal of Medical Regulation: Meet-the-Editor and Tips for Success (October 4, 2023)

About the Webinar
Participants in this one-hour webinar will learn about the Journal of Medical Regulation (JMR), FSMB’s peer-reviewed journal. New Editor-in-Chief Dr. Mark A. Bechtel will introduce himself and share his vision for the future of the journal. Additional speakers will share their experiences getting published in the journal and why they elected to submit to JMR to communicate their research with the larger medical regulation community and potentially change practices.

Participants will learn about the journal’s focus areas, submission process, tips for successful publication, and available resources for authors. There will be time for Q&A with Dr. Bechtel and the other presenters.

About the Speakers
Mark A. Bechtel, MD, the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medical Regulation (JMR), is Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology at The Ohio State University. He joined the faculty at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1982 as an assistant professor and rose through the ranks to become an associate professor in 2005 and a full professor in 2012. Dr. Bechtel served as the Division Director of Dermatology from 2005 to January 2015 and December 2016 to the present. He served as Professor of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania from 2015-2016. Over the course of his career, Dr. Bechtel has been a member of many national associations, serving as the past president of the State Medical Board of Ohio, the Ohio Dermatology Association and the Columbus Medical Association. He has served on the editorial boards of four leading health care journals, including JMR, and also holds numerous awards, including two Presidential Citations from the American Academy of Dermatology and a Distinguished Service Award from the Ohio Dermatological Association. Dr. Bechtel completed his MD at Indiana University and an Internal Medicine internship at Indiana University Medical Center and completed a dermatology residency at the University of Louisville.

Lyle Kelsey, MBA, CAE, CMBE, is the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision, a state agency that licenses and supervises the professions of medical doctors and 14 other categories of healthcare professionals. Mr. Kelsey has over 35 years experience in the healthcare field with most of the time spent in executive health management. After starting his healthcare career with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, Mr. Kelsey became the Associate Director with the Oklahoma State Medical Association and expanded his abilities as the primary legislative liaison between medical doctors and the Oklahoma State Legislature. During the next eighteen (18) years, he excelled in association management and lobbying skills with several promotions and receiving the designation (1992) as a Certified Association Executive (CAE) by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). Since 2006, Mr. Kelsey has served on various FSMB committees and workgroups, and he is currently serving his 2nd full term on FSMB’s Board of Directors. He also previously completed a 2-year term as President of the Administrators in Medicine (AIM). Mr. Kelsey received his undergraduate degree in business management from Oklahoma Christian University and an MBA degree from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Scott Metzger, MD, is Past President of the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners, where he served for 8 years. Dr. Metzger is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Management physician. He attended the Combine 6-year Medical Program at Boston University. His post graduate work included an internship at Overlook Hospital in New Jersey and a residency in Anesthesiology and a fellowship in Pain Management at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. In 2000, Dr. Metzger established his pain management practice in Shrewsbury, NJ. As his practice grew, it was later known as Premier Pain Centers with offices throughout central New Jersey. Dr. Metzger has been actively involved in organized medicine. He started the New Jersey chapter of the American Society of Interventional Pain Practitioners and has held leadership roles with the American Medical Association and American Society of Anesthesiologists.

About the Moderator
Andrea A. Anderson, MD, MEd, FAAFP, a Board Member of the FSMB, is the Chair of the FSMB Journal Oversight Committee. She is the Chair-Elect of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), Vice-Chair of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Management Committee, a Senior Medical Education Consultant for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and a member of the National Advisory Council of the National Health Service Corps. Dr. Anderson is the Chair of the DC Board of Medicine, licensing and determining regulatory policy for approximately 15,000 DC health professionals. An Associate Professor at George Washington School of Medicine, she holds several roles including as the Associate Chief of Family Medicine, the Chair of the clinical curriculum sub-committee, Director of the Scholarly Concentration in Health Policy, and course director of the required Transitions to Residency internship readiness capstone course. Throughout her career, Dr. Anderson has been active in DC health policy and medical regulation as well as teaching primary care, ethics, professionalism, and physician advocacy to medical students and residents. She is a subject matter expert for national advisory committees of the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), namely the Patient Characteristics Advisory Panel and the Legal/Ethical Task Force.She has served on multiple national advisory committees for the FSMB including the National Ethics and Professionalism Committee which creates model practice national guidelines for state medical licensing boards including the current medical misinformation guidelines for state medical boards. She completed her Family Medicine residency and Academic Medicine fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center where she served as the Chief Resident. Following this, she spent 15 years in clinical practice at the Upper Cardozo Health Center, a multi-lingual Federally Qualified Health Center in Washington, DC.

System Requirements
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