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30 CME San Antonio • Sept. 13-17 Registration: Overcoming-Obesity.org Accommodations: Overcoming-Obesity.org/Venue The 30 CME hours earned at Overcoming Obesity 2017 fully satisfy the “Group One” CME requirement for the American Board of Obesity Medicine exam application.
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OVERCOMING OBESITY 2017
FIND EFFECTIVE WAYS TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH AND CHANGE THE LIVES OF YOUR PATIENTS
JOIN US FOR OVERCOMING OBESITY 2017 The ability to overcome obesity doesnâ€™t start with the patient. It starts by recognizing obesity as a chronic disease that requires treatment with the appropriate tools by trained clinicians. Learn how you can address obesity with your patients and integrate evidence-based obesity treatments into your practice at the largest gathering of obesity medicine clinicians in the country. Join more than 600 physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, clinicians in training, and other health care professionals in San Antonio from Sept. 13-17.
More than 12 hours of dedicated time reviewing for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification exam Expert advice for incorporating aspects of obesity medicine in your primary care practice
More than 17 hours of all-new content covering the latest treatments and trends in obesity medicine
Cutting-edge education that you can apply directly in your practice Networking opportunities with more than 600 obesity medicine clinicians, including current diplomates of ABOM and prominent experts in the field
A combined 30 CME hours that fully satisfy the Group One CME requirement for the ABOM exam application
ACCREDITATION The Obesity Medicine Association (“the association”) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) to physicians. The Obesity Medicine Association has been approved by the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education as an AOA Accredited Sponsor to conduct Category 1 CME programs. Please note the following accreditation statements: nn The association designates the live activities within Overcoming Obesity 2017 for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. nn The association (an AOA Category 1 CME Sponsor) has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve these programs for 30 credits of AOA Category 1-A. Approval is currently pending. nn Application for 30 Prescribed CME credits has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
CORPORATE ADVISORY COUNCIL
SCHEDULE* Review Course for the ABOM Exam
Fall Obesity Summit
See page 4
Friday, September 15 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Wednesday, September 13 1:00-5:30 PM Thursday, September 14 8:00 AM-5:30 PM More information at overcoming-obesity.org/review *Program details are subject to change.
See pages 8-9
Saturday, September 16 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Sunday, September 17 8:00 AM-12:00 PM More information at overcoming-obesity.org/summit
OVERCOMING OBESITY 2017
REVIEW COURSE FOR THE ABOM EXAM Recommended by Physicians for Exam Preparation
September 13 – 14 12.5 CME More information at overcoming-obesity.org/review
This comprehensive review course covers the core content you need to know for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) exam and for effectively treating obesity in your practice. In addition to exceptional programming, you’ll have direct access to current diplomates of ABOM, who can share study tips and advice for practicing obesity medicine.
TOPICS AND SPEAKERS
Epidemiology and Determinants of Obesity | Amy Articolo, DO, FACOOG, Dipl. ABOM
Pathophysiology | Jeffrey Sicat, MD, FACE, Dipl. ABOM
Assessment and Evaluation | Nicholas Pennings, DO, Dipl. ABOM
Obesity Medicine Treatment Strategies | Sarah Hallberg, DO, MS, Dipl. ABOM
Nutrition | Ethan Lazarus, MD, Dipl. ABOM
Physical Activity | Deborah Bade Horn, DO, MPH, MFOMA, Dipl. ABOM
Behavioral and Psychosocial Diagnosis and Treatment | Carl Knopke, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
Pharmacotherapy | Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, Dipl. ABOM
Surgery | Joshua W. Long, MD, Dipl. ABOM
Pediatrics | Marisa Censani, MD, Dipl. ABOM
Practice Management | Amy Articolo, DO, FACOOG, Dipl. ABOM
“This review course was phenomenal! I learned an incredible amount about the physiology of obesity and the challenges involved in treating it.” “The presenters were knowledgeable, thorough, clear, and concise, essentially telling me: ‘Here is the summary, here is what you really need to know, and here’s where you may want to do some additional reading.’”
The 30 CME hours earned at Overcoming Obesity 2017 fully satisfy the “Group One” CME requirement for the American Board of Obesity Medicine exam application.
Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians Exam Dates:
February 26-March 1, 2018 Early Application Deadline: October 15, 2017 Final Application Deadline: November 15, 2017
CME credits earned during Overcoming Obesity 2017 count toward ABOMâ€™s Group One CME requirement
LEARN MORE ABOUT ABOM CERTIFICATION AT WWW.ABOM.ORG
MAKE THE RIGHT CONNECTIONS: NETWORK WITH 600+ OBESITY MEDICINE CLINICIANS
At Overcoming Obesity 2017, learn firsthand from your peers how to implement evidence-based obesity treatment techniques in your practice, starting with how to have a conversation with your patients about obesity and how to address their individual needs when developing a treatment plan.
Networking at an Obesity Medicine Association Conference Is an Invaluable Opportunity to:
Tap into a network of hundreds of clinicians who share your passion
Connect with colleagues who live in your city or state
Revitalize your practice and your career with new ideas from fellow clinicians
Get answers to your most pressing questions and insights on how to build and grow your own practice
Networking Activities Include: Happy Hours and Receptions
Breakfast with the Experts Dinearounds
Clinical Poster Session Exhibit Hall
Walk with the Doc Member Center
THE OMA MENTORSHIP PROGRAM Don’t miss out on this exclusive benefit for members of the Obesity Medicine Association! OMA pairs experienced clinicians with those newer to the field—it’s an incredibly productive way to get up to speed on tried-and-true treatment and business practices. Sign up to be a mentor or mentee when you register and we’ll make the connection. You’ll have the opportunity to meet throughout the conference and continue the partnership long after the conference is over. Mentors are knowledgeable about a variety of conversation topics: nn Studying for the ABOM exam nn Incorporating obesity medicine into a primary care practice nn Starting an obesity medicine practice nn Coding and reimbursement for treating obesity nn Prescribing medications for obesity nn Resources for getting started in obesity medicine
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FALL OBESITY SUMMIT The Latest in Scientific Research Combined with Clinical Implications
September 15 – 17 17.5 CME More information at overcoming-obesity.org/summit
Learn how to address obesity with your patients and personalize treatment based on the biological, social, and environmental factors that play a role in this disease. The Fall Obesity Summit combines the latest in scientific research with clinical applications to provide you with advanced, in-depth training on treating obesity and obesityrelated conditions.
EXPLORE TRENDING TOPICS IN OBESITY MEDICINE The Fall Obesity Summit will feature an all-new lineup of speakers with neverbefore-seen presentations on the most talked-about topics in obesity medicine right now:
Weight Stigma Patients with obesity encounter weight bias at home, at work, and even at their health care provider’s office. Learn how weight stigma impacts obesity treatment and weight loss with Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FTOS, Dipl. ABOM.
Mindful Eating A popular buzzword in today’s culture is “mindfulness,” and it may be something that can help your patients. Ruth Wolever PhD, will discuss the science of mindful eating and how to integrate it into your patients’ treatment.
Artificial Sweeteners A panel of established obesity medicine clinicians will address the role (if any) of artificial sweeteners in dietary prescriptions and provide the pros and cons of artificial sweeteners based on their own clinical experiences and current medical literature.
Technology touches every aspect of daily life, and health care is no exception. Review a real-life telemedicine model with Susan Woolford, MD, MPH, and find out how you can utilize technology to impact behavior between patient visits.
Is Sitting the New Smoking? Sitting is the new norm in the workplace and at home. Amy Bidwell, PhD, will examine the relationship between sedentary behavior and obesity and offer practical tips for modifying patients’ sedentary habits.
MORE AT THE FALL OBESITY SUMMIT:
DISCOVER THE LATEST IN CUTTING-EDGE OBESITY TREATMENT nn
Divergence of Patients’ and Clinicians’ Perceptions of Obesity and Weight Management | Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD, Dipl. ABOM
The Patient Care Continuum | Jennifer Seger, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM, and Michael V. Seger, MD, FACS
Effect of Alternate-day Fasting on Weight Loss | Krista Varady, PhD
Applying the Pediatric Obesity Algorithm in Clinical Practice | Marisa Censani, MD, Dipl. ABOM, and Suzanne Cuda, MD, FAAP, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
The Role of Ghrelin and the Impact of Ghrelin Resistance | Jeffrey Zigman, MD, PhD, ECNU, FTOS
Neuroendocrine Mechanisms of Eating | Yi Hao Yu, MD, PhD, FACE
Pharmacotherapy: Impact of Psychotropic Medications and Treatment for Patients with Mental Health Conditions
“This education changed my vision for the future and gave me a step forward in my plans to practice “This was an eye-opening obesity medicine.” experience for me. I intend to grow in this area and I expect that my patients will be the beneficiaries of my growth.”
OVERCOMING OBESITY 2017
MAKING A DIFFERENCE STARTS WITH AN OBESITY MEDICINE ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP Nearly 1,900 physicians and health care professionals have chosen to advance their careers and make a sustainable difference in the lives of their patients by being members of the Obesity Medicine Association.
Popular OMA Membership Benefits: Connection to hundreds of obesity medicine clinicians through the members-only LinkedIn discussion group nn nn nn
Post pressing questions and receive immediate answers Find solutions to complicated cases Share clinical tips, techniques, and resources
Complimentary enrollment in the conference mentorship program (upon request — sign up with your registration)
Up to 30% off on-demand CME on the Obesity Medicine Academy Easy access to materials on ABOM’s recommended reading list Opportunities to gain leadership experience and collaborate on projects that further the field through committee involvement Subscription to the members-only weekly e-newsletter to stay up-to-date on news, trends, advocacy efforts, and the latest research in the field of obesity medicine
SPECIAL OFFER FOR OVERCOMING OBESITY 2017 ATTENDEES Select the “Registration + New Membership” option when you register and gain access to career-boosting resources for one full year.
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CONTINUE LEARNING ON THE OBESITY MEDICINE ACADEMY Find the resources you need to practice obesity medicine on the Obesity Medicine Academy, OMA’s premiere online education source. The Academy is your one-stop-shop for ondemand CME, handouts, and materials to help you effectively treat obesity and implement the latest techniques in your practice.
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You’ll find more than 200 on-demand presentations and resources available on a variety of topics, including: nn nn nn nn
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Patient Population with Obesity: Assessment and Treatment nn MOST POPULAR! 2017 ABOM Exam Prep Bundle (33 CME) nn NEW! What Every Health Care Professional Needs to Know to Treat Obesity (10 CME)
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Simply search, select, and download presentations and resources, and claim CME credit online. CME credits earned through the Obesity Medicine Academy satisfy “Group Two” CME requirements for the ABOM exam application.
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ACADEMY ALL ACCESS— AN UNBEATABLE VALUE! Pay one discounted rate and receive unlimited views and downloads of hundreds of materials that help you effectively treat obesity. Purchase a year-long Academy All Access subscription for unrestricted access to the Obesity Medicine Academy’s library.
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THE SKY STRETCHES FOREVER IN HILL COUNTRY Overcoming Obesity 2017 Takes Place Entirely at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort Expect a big Texas welcome at the award-winning JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort. You’ll be surrounded by effortless sophistication and authentic Texas friendliness throughout your stay at the official Overcoming Obesity 2017 conference hotel.
Special Conference Room Rate for Overcoming Obesity 2017 Attendees
$219 per night (plus tax) Room rate cut-off: August 21, 2017
Visit overcoming-obesity.org/venue or call 877-622-3140 and refer to “Obesity Medicine Association” to reserve a room at the special conference rate.* *Reservations are subject to availability
Enjoy the Many Amenities of This Scenic Location nn Complimentary internet access in guest rooms nn Complimentary on-site parking nn Seven on-site restaurants of different varieties nn 36-hole championship golf course nn 13 miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails nn Infinity pool and nine-acre water park with a lazy river
Getting to Hill Country The JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa is approximately 14 miles from San Antonio International Airport (SAT). Guests can easily get to the hotel by taxi, Uber, or Lyft from the airport.
nn Hill Country River Experience on the resort property nn Local attractions within 20 miles of the hotel nn Optional $25/night resort fee for access to the spa, fitness centers, fitness classes, tennis courts, two complimentary signature drinks, and 15% off meals in Replenish Spa Bistro
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San Antonio • Sept. 13-17 • 30 CME
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Published on Jul 5, 2017
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