ABOM Welcomes the Canadian Obesity Network – Réseau canadien en obésité (CON-RCO)

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 […]

By |December 12th, 2013|ABOM News|Comments Off

ABOM Announces Plans to Launch an Online Application Portal

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 […]

By |December 10th, 2013|ABOM News|Comments Off

ABOM Announces an Early Application Deadline for the 2014 Certification Examination

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

By |November 26th, 2013|ABOM News|Comments Off

Doctors Recognized for Advancing the Practice of Obesity Medicine

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 […]

By |November 21st, 2013|ABOM News|Comments Off

Examination Dates for 2014

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.

 

By |July 22nd, 2013|ABOM News|0 Comments

AMA House of Delegates adopts policy to recognize obesity as a disease

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 […]

By |June 20th, 2013|ABOM News, Obesity Medicine|0 Comments

ABOM Webpage Redesigned

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.

By |May 6th, 2013|ABOM News|0 Comments

ABOM Lapel Pin Ceremony

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.

By |May 1st, 2013|ABOM News|0 Comments

2013 Master of the ABOM Recipients Announced

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 […]

By |March 21st, 2013|ABOM News|0 Comments

Cardiometabolic Health Congress

The Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC) is the newest American Board of Obesity Medicine Partner Organization.

The 8th Annual CMHC is the premier multidisciplinary congress providing the best cardiometabolic science and clinical education. Join world-renowned expert faculty, prestigious medical associations and 1500 of your colleagues in our mission to combat the global health crisis emanating from cardiovascular […]

By |March 5th, 2013|ABOM News|0 Comments