The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance recently released a website and a series of educational videos for healthcare providers as part of its continued effort to improve communication with patients affected by obesity. The information is based on STOP’s Why Weight? A Guide to Discussing Obesity & Health With Your Patients, a unique tool […]
With the final application deadline of August 24 rapidly approaching, please keep the following information in mind as you complete your application to sit for the 2015 American Board of Obesity Medicine certification exam:
The sooner you complete, submit and pay to take the 2015 certification exam, the better. Applicants who complete this process are granted […]
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:
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:
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 […]