American Board of Obesity Medicine board members are passionate about the field of obesity medicine. It is why they devote countless hours leading the organization, writing exam items, and lending their voices as thought leaders throughout the medical community. Periodically, we ask board members to share their views on an important topic within the field […]
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The American Academy of Family Physicians, an American Board of Obesity Medicine Partner Organization, will offer several courses related to obesity at its upcoming annual meeting in Denver. During the AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX), to be held Sept. 29-Oct. 3 at the Colorado Convention Center, attendees can attend the following courses related to obesity:
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]