Early Bird Deadline One Week Away

 

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to save $250. Complete your application to take the 2015 American Board of Obesity Medicine certification exam by the early bird deadline of Monday, July 13 and pay only $1,500.CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION PORTAL. 

Please keep in mind the following tips for taking advantage of the early bird registration:

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By |July 6th, 2015|ABOM News|0 Comments

2015 Your Weight Matters National Convention: Learn with Your Patients

With a variety of tools, resources and information available about weight and health, and the possibility of stumbling upon the wrong information at every corner, many people seek out a place where they can learn about the evidence-based information they’re really looking for all at once. The 4th Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention can […]

By |June 29th, 2015|ABOM News, Obesity Medicine, Partner Organizations|0 Comments

New ACOG Leader Focuses on Obesity

On May 6, Mark Stephen DeFrancesco, MD, became the 66th president of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), based in Washington, DC. During his opening remarks, Dr. DeFrancesco urged ob-gyns to provide more comprehensive care with specific focus on obesity and smoking. The American Board of Obesity Medicine asked Dr. DeFrancesco to expound […]

By |June 8th, 2015|ABOM News, Obesity Medicine, Partner Organizations|0 Comments

Field of Medicine Spotlight: Endocrinology

ABOM diplomates come from many different fields of medicine. We often get questions about how our diplomates arrive at the decision to certify and how they incorporate obesity medicine into their practices. In this occasional series, we will introduce you to ABOM diplomates who can shed light on these questions. Please take a moment to […]

By |June 1st, 2015|ABOM News, Meet the Doctor, Obesity Medicine|0 Comments

ABOM Diplomate Presents at ACP Annual Meeting

Fatima Cody Stanford MD, MPH, a newly certified ABOM diplomate, presented on the topic of obesity at the Centennial Meeting of the American College of Physicians (ACP) held April 28-May 2 in Boston. If you missed the session or would like to review it, ACP has various recorded packages available for purchase. The obesity session is […]

By |May 18th, 2015|ABOM News, Obesity Medicine, Partner Organizations|0 Comments

Field of Medicine Spotlight: Pediatrics

Pediatricians represent one of the fastest growing segments of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) population. During the most recent testing cycle, 24 pediatricians took the ABOM exam, double the number from the previous year. Of the 24 who took the test, 21 passed the exam to earn diplomate status, a pass rate of 87.5 […]

By |May 4th, 2015|ABOM News, Obesity Medicine|0 Comments

Dietz Honored with ABOM Master Award

William H. Dietz, M.D., Ph.D. is the recipient of the 2015 Master of the American Board of Obesity Medicine award, presented to a physician who has made significant contributions to the science, practice and/or advancement of obesity medicine. Dr. Dietz is the Director of the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at […]

By |April 27th, 2015|ABOM News, Obesity Medicine|0 Comments

ENDO Offers Free Obesity CME

The Endocrine Society, an American Board of Obesity Medicine partner organization, offers numerous opportunities for physicians interested in obesity medicine to learn more and satisfy Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for first-time ABOM certification and recertification. These offerings include a recording of the full Obesity Management Workshop recently presented in conjunction with the Obesity Society as a live […]

By |April 19th, 2015|ABOM News, CME, Obesity Medicine, Partner Organizations|0 Comments

Harvard Offers 32+ CME Credits in June

The Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education introduces an expanded and updated program of speakers and workshops for the Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine: Treating Obesity 2015. Taking place at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf, the Blackburn Course (June 18-20, up to 24 CME credits) is preceded by a comprehensive Board Review Course (June 17, up to […]

By |March 30th, 2015|ABOM News, CME, Obesity Medicine, Partner Organizations|0 Comments

New Obesity Course for Nurse Practitioners

ABOM often gets questions about how healthcare providers who are not doctors can learn more about obesity medicine. We are pleased to share the information below about a collaboration between ABOM partner The Obesity Society and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, which includes a course taught by ABOM Diplomate Caroline Apovian.

From The Obesity […]

By |March 26th, 2015|ABOM News, Obesity Medicine, Partner Organizations|0 Comments