Score reports for the 2013 Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians were sent from NYC by mail on January 3, 2014.
The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) welcomes the Canadian Obesity Network – Réseau canadien en obésité (CON-RCO) as its newest partnering organization.
ABOM aims to unify the field of obesity medicine under one certification process and to attract the support of as many meaningful partnering organizations as possible.“The ABOM is pleased to receive the support […]
The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) will launch its online application portal in January 2014. The application submission process will be greatly simplified.
Step 1) Click on the signup button.
Step 2) Once you complete the signup process, you’ll get an email to confirm your registration. Make sure to check your spam box just in case! Please […]
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 […]
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 interventions […]
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.
The American Board of Obesity Medicine officiated a Lapel Pin Ceremony at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians 2013 Spring Obesity Conference in San Diego. 30 of the 191 candidates that passed the 2012 Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians were in attendance.
The American Board of Obesity Medicine is honored to recognize the 2013 recipients of the Master of the American Board of Obesity Medicine award.
Dr. George L. Blackburn and Dr. George A. Bray.
Recipients of the Master of the ABOM award are physicians that have made significant contributions to the science, practice and/or advancement of obesity medicine […]