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ABOM Partner Update: OAC Launches Bias-Free Image Gallery

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.

Med Students Create Nutrition/Public Health Publication

ABOM Diplomate Kimberly Kilby, MD, MPH is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY, where she oversees the clinical portions of the medical school curriculum. She also serves as a Nutrition Expert faculty advisor to The Palate, a new peer-reviewed online publication.

Record Number of Applicants Seek ABOM Certification

A record number of physicians applied to take the 2016 American Board of Obesity Medicine certification exam, recognizing doctors for their competency in treating obesity and overweight. In total, 591 physicians applied to sit for the test that will be given December 3-10 at computer-based testing centers throughout the United States and Canada.