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National Obesity Care Week 2016

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.

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.

Chairman's Letter: Focus on Infrastructure Updates

When the board of directors of the American Board of Obesity Medicine met for a strategic planning session late last year, one of the primary goals that emerged was to continue to improve the infrastructure of this growing organization. I am pleased to report…