2015 Exam Application Portal Now Open

The American Board of Obesity Medicine 2015 online exam application portal is now active on the ABOM website. Click here to begin the application process now.

2015 ABOM Certification Exam Details 

The 2015 Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians will be administered December 5 – December 12, 2015 at computer-based testing centers throughout the United States and […]

By |December 29th, 2014|ABOM News|0 Comments

ABOM Announces New Support from AGA

In an effort to provide candidates and American Board of Obesity Medicine Diplomates access to a variety of resources dedicated to education on the topic of obesity medicine, the ABOM collaborates with numerous organizations across the United States and Canada. ABOM is pleased to add the American Gastroenterological Association to this growing group.

The American Gastroenterological […]

By |December 22nd, 2014|ABOM News|0 Comments

ABOM Announces New Support from American College of Physicians

In an effort to provide candidates and American Board of Obesity Medicine Diplomates access to a variety of resources dedicated to education on the topic of obesity medicine, the ABOM collaborates with numerous organizations across the United States and Canada. ABOM is pleased to add the American College of Physicians to this growing group.

The American […]

By |December 15th, 2014|ABOM News|Comments Off

ABOM Certification Exams Taking Place Now

By |December 9th, 2014|ABOM News|Comments Off

Meet the Doctor: Dr. Shirley Huang, MD

American Board of Obesity Medicine Diplomates come from every part of the country and work in numerous practice specialties. Some focus their entire practice on obesity medicine, while others call on their expertise on a case-by-case basis. This means there is more than one answer to the question: Who is an obesity medicine specialist? Yet, […]

By |December 8th, 2014|ABOM News, Obesity Medicine|Comments Off

ABOM On The Road at 12th Annual WCIRDC in LA

The American Board of Obesity Medicine is on the road this week in Los Angeles for the 12th Annual World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease. The Congress is the premiere global meeting dedicated to diabetes, obesity, metabolism, and energy balance, linking research to clinical practice, and highlighting the theme — Exploring New […]

By |November 20th, 2014|ABOM News|Comments Off

ABOM Presents ObesityWeek Poster

From November 2-7, 5,200 people gathered in Boston for the second annual ObesityWeek, which brought together the annual meetings of The American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS).  American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) leaders had the distinct honor of being selected to present a poster at the conference. […]

By |November 18th, 2014|ABOM News|Comments Off

ABOM Partner Announces Obesity Medicine Courses Nationwide

The American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) recently announced a series of one-day courses offered nationwide to introduce physicians to the practice of obesity medicine.

The Obesity Basic Medical Treatment course will cover the basics of medical obesity treatment and lay the groundwork for physicians interested in pursuing further education about obesity medicine.

Courses will be held in […]

By |November 17th, 2014|ABOM News|Comments Off

Item Writing Committee Seeks New Members

Would you like to help shape the future of obesity medicine? Are you a current diplomate who is an expert in the field? Are you interested in raising the bar for all physicians working in this important specialty? If you answered ‘yes,’ then the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Item Writing Committee is looking for […]

By |November 12th, 2014|ABOM News|Comments Off

STOP Obesity Alliance Releases New Tool to Help Prepare Health Care Providers to Discuss Weight and Health With Adult Patients

The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance has released a tool for health care providers that offers guidance and suggestions on how to initiate conversations with adult patients about weight and health. Why Weight? A Guide to Discussing Obesity & Health With Your Patients is a unique tool designed to help providers build […]

By |October 29th, 2014|ABOM News, Obesity Medicine|Comments Off