Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians candidates will now have the opportunity to submit applications for an early deadline at a reduced application fee. July 21, 2014 Early Application Deadline: $1,500 September 15, 2014 Application Deadline: $1,750 Download the Examination Policies & Procedures
Dr.George A.Bray and Dr.George L. Blackburn have been recognized by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) for significant contributions to the science, practice and advancement of obesity medicine and obesity treatment. Overweight and obesity rank as top public health concerns today. Combined, they affect two-thirds of adults and one-third of children and adolescents in [...]
The 2014 Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians will be administered December 6-13, 2014 at Computer Based Testing Centers throughout the United States. Applications will be due on September 15, 2014. Eligibility requirements for 2014 will be the same as 2013.
The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) applauds the American Medical Association (AMA) for its decision on June 18 to adopt policy that recognizes obesity as a chronic disease state. The AMA House of Delegates (HOD) voted on a resolution to adopt a new policy recognizing obesity as a “disease requiring a range of medical [...]
The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) webpage has been redesigned. The redesign should make it easier for prospective candidates to find the information that they are looking for regarding the certification process. Please visit www.abom.org.