ObesityWeek on Demand 2014

For the first time, The Obesity Society is making key content from this year’s ObesityWeek meeting available in an online program with ObesityWeek On Demand. This program is designed to address the three most common requirements for continuing education programs: CME, Comprehensive Content and Convenient Technology.

CME: This program will offer CME to participants

Comprehensive: Access to […]

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

Guest Blog : Diabetes Series Live

Clinical Challenges in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes: A Focus on Insulin Initiation & Intensification

Submitted by Mark Abber & Mike Sweeny.

The global epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) has devastating consequences for individuals, society, and healthcare systems. Diabetes affects over 8% of the US population—25.8 million people—and nearly 27% of adults 65 years […]

By |October 23rd, 2014|ABOM News, Obesity Medicine|Comments Off

Introduction to ABOM

The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) has launched its 2015 Introduction to ABOM slide presentation. Please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dNALSxlZY0 to learn more about ABOM eligibility requirements, Policies & Procedures, online application portal, partner organizations, CME activities on the topic of obesity and resources for examination preparation.

The 2015 ABOM Certification Examination will be administered December 5 – […]

By |October 8th, 2014|ABOM News|Comments Off

AMA’s Resolution 111 – Patient Access to Evidence-based Obesity Services

The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) applauds the American Medical Association (AMA) on supporting patient access to evidence-based treatments for the disease of obesity. The passage of AMA’s Resolution 111 – Patient Access to Evidence-based Obesity Services allows for the AMA to support advocacy efforts to improve access to evidence-based obesity treatments for those […]

By |June 13th, 2014|ABOM News|Comments Off

Item Writing Committee

The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) announces the formation of a new Item Writing Committee. Item Writing Committee members will write new items for the ABOM item bank of examination questions. Item Writing Committee members will be provided with annual item writing training in coordination with the ABOM board directors’ training at the National […]

By |January 21st, 2014|ABOM News|Comments Off

Highlight Your Certification in Obesity Medicine

We encourage you to proudly distinguish yourself as a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine when:

Writing articles for publication in medical journals, newsletters and publications;

Making presentations during medical conferences and conventions;

Submitting your information for listing in professional and membership directories;

Promoting your experience and your practice on your website, in advertisements and in literature […]

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

2013 Examination Score Reports Mailed

Score reports for the 2013 Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians were sent from NYC by mail on January 3, 2014.

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

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