Overcoming Obesity 2018 is categorized as a “Group 1” 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 1” meeting, in addition to other application requirements.
Overcoming Obesity 2018 is one of the ONLY conferences that not only satisfies ABOM CME requirements, but also offers American Medical Association (AMA), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) CME credits. (The Obesity Medicine Association’s spring conference also satisfies ABOM requirements and offers 30 AMA, AOA, and AAFP CME credits.)
Review the official accreditation statements for Overcoming Obesity 2018 below.
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.
Please note the following accreditation statements:
- The association designates the live activities within Overcoming Obesity 2018 for a maximum of 30 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.