obesity medicine basics course nationwide

The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) recently announced a series of one-day courses offered nationwide to introduce physicians to the practice of obesity medicine.

The Obesity Medicine Basics course will cover the basics of medical obesity treatment and lay the groundwork for physicians interested in pursuing further education about obesity medicine. Physicians can earn up to 7 CME credits for the daylong course. The credits count toward the American Board of Obesity Medicine CME requirement GROUP TWO activities.
Course content includes:

  • Introduction to Obesity Medicine
  • Adiposopathy and Weight-Related Disease
  • Assessment and Evaluation of Patients
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Behavior
  • Medication
  • Assessing Outcomes and When to Refer

Courses will be held in the following cities:

  • Dallas (Jan. 14)
  • Los Angeles (Jan. 21)
  • Atlanta (Feb. 4)
  • Baltimore (Feb. 18)
  • Miami (Feb. 25)


CLICK HERE to learn more about the Obesity Medicine Basics for 2017.

In addition, OMA will host two major conferences on the topic of obesity medicine next year: Obesity Medicine 2017 April 19-23 in Seattle and Overcoming Obesity 2017 Sept. 13-17 in San Antonio. Obesity Medicine 2017 and Overcoming Obesity 2017 are eligible for ABOM GROUP ONE CME credit.