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.

The Overcoming Obesity 2018 Conference offers American Medical Association (AMA), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) CME credits.

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

Accreditation Statements

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.

Fall Obesity Summit Accreditation

  • The association designates the live activities within the Fall Obesity Summit for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
  • The association (an AOA Category 1 CME Sponsor) has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve these programs for credits of AOA Category 1-A. Approval is currently pending.

Review Course for the ABOM Exam Accreditation

  • The association designates the live activities within the Review Course for the ABOM Exam for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
  • The association (an AOA Category 1 CME Sponsor) has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve these programs for credits of AOA Category 1-A. Approval is currently pending.