The updated version of OMA’s Obesity Algorithm is now available for free download.
ASCO’s Journal of Clinical Oncology delves into the connection between obesity and cancer with a special series.
Research conducted by ABOM diplomates finds obesity coverage on USMLE Step Exams lacking.
ABOM Diplomates offer their top five weight loss tips for 2017.
The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is now accepting applications for the 2017 OAC National Convention Program. From speaking applications to topic suggestions, the OAC encourages physicians to submit ideas for the 2017 Your Weight Matters Convention in New Orleans Aug. 10-13, 2017.
Obesity Medicine Association offers one-day obesity medicine intro courses nationwide in 2017.
Learn more about a new meeting place provided by the American College of Physicians for doctors to discuss all matters related to obesity medicine.
As a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine or a physician with an interest in the field, you may have found yourself trying to explain exactly what obesity medicine entails. The Obesity Treatment Foundation has a presentation to help.
New CME requirements and the next exam window announced by ABOM.
National Obesity Care Week (NOCW), a national movement to ensure anyone affected by obesity receives respectful and comprehensive care, begins its second annual campaign October 30. New this year is the Take 5 Challenge, an effort geared toward healthcare providers and designed to inspire action and encourage productive conversations about obesity in ways that will support patients and change practice.
Recently, New York Times Reporter Gina Kolata shined a light on the treatment of patients with obesity. The front-page story was titled ‘Why Do Obese Patients Get Worse Care? Many Doctors Don’t See Past the Fat,’ and featured insight from ABOM Board Chairman Dr. Louis J. Aronne and ABOM Board Member Dr. Scott Kahan.
The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) recently launched a free stock image gallery created with one simple goal in mind: providing the public and other key stakeholders with a set of images free of weight bias or stigma. Obesity medicine physicians may find the images useful when sharing information about obesity with patients and the public.