Accreditation

The Overcoming Obesity 2019 Conference is categorized as a "Group One" meeting by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). In order to apply for the ABOM certification exam, physicians must earn at least 30 obesity CME hours through their attendance at a "Group One" meeting, in addition to other application requirements.

Review the official accreditation statements for the Overcoming Obesity 2019 Conference below.

Accreditation Statements

  • The Obesity Medicine Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ to physicians.
  • The Obesity Medicine Association has been approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Council on Continuing Medical Education as an AOA Accredited Sponsor to conduct Category 1 CME programs.

Fall Obesity Summit Accreditation

  • The Obesity Medicine Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 6.5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
  • This program qualifies for AOA Category 1-A credit under an exemption approved by the Council on CME of the American Osteopathic Association.
  • This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 17.50 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • This Live activity, Fall Obesity Summit, with a beginning date of 10/04/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 19.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • This activity is approved for 17.5 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 1.5 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19093905. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Pediatric Obesity Track Accreditation

  • Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 6.5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Review Course for the ABOM Exam Accreditation

  • The Obesity Medicine Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • This program qualifies for AOA Category 1-A credit under an exemption approved by the Council on CME of the American Osteopathic Association.
  • This Live activity, Review Course for the ABOM Exam, with a beginning date of 10/02/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12.5 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • This activity is approved for 12.50 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 1.50 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19093907. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases Accreditation

  • The Obesity Medicine Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 9.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • This program qualifies for AOA Category 1-A credit under an exemption approved by the Council on CME of the American Osteopathic Association.
  • This Live activity, Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases, with a beginning date of 10/02/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 9.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • This activity is approved for 9.25 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 1.25 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19093906. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Obesity Medicine Practice Management Accreditation

  • The Obesity Medicine Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • This Live activity, Obesity Medicine Practice Management, with a beginning date of 10/03/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 3.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • This program qualifies for AOA Category 1-A credit under an exemption approved by the Council on CME of the American Osteopathic Association.
  • This activity is approved for 3.25 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19093908. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.