|American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP)
ASBP 63rd Annual Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium | Oct. 9-13, 2013 | Arizona Biltmore (Phoenix) | 30 CME
The ASBP Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium offers three individual courses: Obesity Medicine Certification Review Course (Oct. 9-10), Innovate 2013: Cultivate the Leader in You (Oct. 9-10), and Obesity Course (Oct. 11-13). The entire conference offers up to 30 hours of continuing medical education, which fulfill the live conference attendance requirement on the ABOM exam application.
Obesity Medical Treatment Course | 7 CME
The popular one-day Obesity Basic Medical Treatment Course is annually scheduled in cities throughout the United States. The course provides an introduction to basic clinical information and tools to effectively treat patients affected by obesity and related conditions. Participants may earn up to 7 hours of continuing medical education for attending this course. The 2013 dates and locations include:
- June 1 | Salt Lake City, Utah
|The Obesity Society (TOS)
Obesity Week 2013, Atlanta, GA, November 11–16, 2013
Obesity Week combines the scientific and clinical resources of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Obesity Society to cover the full scope of the obesity issue, from cutting edge basic science and clinical research to intervention and public policy discussions that can impact the quality of life for millions who suffer from obesity. The meeting combines a variety of formats, ranging from poster presentations to live debates. The content and delivery has been developed by a committee of field experts with the needs of you, the learner, in mind. The meeting will be designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and will be valid for the ABOM exam in November 2013. Content from the 2012 Annual Meeting will be available online at the end of 2012. Click HERE to learn more about Obesity Week.
The Obesity Society Review Course for the ABOM Exam
|American Society for Nutrition (ASN)
The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together the world’s top researchers, clinical nutritionists and industry to advance our knowledge and application of nutrition for the sake of humans and animals. Our focus ranges from the most critical details of research and application to the broadest applications in society, in the United States and around the world.
|The Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education
Objectives: To provide an intensive review of obesity medicine for those preparing for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification examination, as well as for those practitioners seeking a primary or refresher course in obesity medicine.
The course will help attendees to:
• Obtain a comprehensive review of major areas of Obesity Medicine
Each lecture focuses on the key obesity-related concepts and information, with a syllabus that includes slides, tables, figures, and reference links as appropriate. The faculty has adopted a case-based approach to teaching with integrated questions and answers followed by key concepts, supportive facts and take-home teaching points.
|American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. With more than 45,000 members and certified professionals worldwide, ACSM is dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.
|American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
The Congress, as the premier organization for obstetricians and gynecologists and providers of women’s health care, will provide the highest quality education worldwide, continuously improve health care for women through practice and research, lead advocacy for women’s helath care issues nationally and internationally, and provide excellent organizational support and services for our members.
|American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
The American Gastroenterological Association is the trusted voice of the GI community. Founded in 1897, the AGA has grown to include 17,000 members from around the globe who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology. The AGA Institute administers the practice, research and educational programs of the organization.
|American Heart Association (AHA)
Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question.
|American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Review of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: Essential Notes and Multiple Choice Questions
Edited by Dr Subhash Kini of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, Review of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery is a collaboration of specialists in bariatric and metabolic surgery, many of whom are senior members of the ASMBS.
With over 350 questions covering key areas in bariatric surgery including: surgical techniques, benefits and complications, plastic surgery, nutrition, and obesity comorbidities; this is a must-have book for all practicing laparoscopic, bariatric, and metabolic surgeons, and is also an ideal primer for surgeons in training and preparing for certification examinations.
|American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)
The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) is dedicated to improving patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition and metabolism. Founded in 1976, A.S.P.E.N. is an interdisciplinary organization whose members are involved in the provision of clinical nutrition therapies, including parenteral and enteral nutrition. With more than 5,500 members from around the world, A.S.P.E.N. is a community of dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, physicians, scientists, students and other health professionals from every facet of nutrition support clinical practice, research and education.
|STOP Obesity Alliance
The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance is a collaboration of consumer, provider, government, labor, business, health insurers and quality-of-care organizations united to drive innovative and practical strategies that combat obesity, overweight, and weight-related health risks, including heart disease and diabetes.
The goal of the STOP Obesity Alliance is to go beyond awareness and consumer education efforts to identify and address systemic and cultural barriers that are failing to adequately support individual successes.
|The Endocrine Society (ENDO)
Founded in 1916, The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest, largest, and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology. The Society works to foster a greater understanding of endocrinology amongst the general public and practitioners of complementary medical disciplines and to promote the interests of all endocrinologists at the national scientific research and health policy levels of government.
|Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC)
The CMHC is the premier multidisciplinary congress providing the best cardiometabolic science and clinical education. Join our world-renowned expert faculty, prestigious medical associations and 1500 of your colleagues in our mission to combat the global health crisis emanating from cardiovascular and metabolic disease.
2013 Cardiometabolic Health Congress October 2-5, 2013