Accreditation

Overcoming Obesity 2018 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.

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.

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.

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.
  • The Obesity Medicine Association has obtained approval from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) to offer Prescribed credits.
  • 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.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Statements

Review Course for the ABOM Exam: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12.75 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.

Building an Obesity Treatment Plan Workshop: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.25 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.

Upcoming Events

26sep - 30sep 2612:55 pmsep 30Full Conference: Review Course for the ABOM Exam + Fall Obesity Summit12:55 pm - 12:00 pm (30) Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009

26sep - 27sep 261:00 pmsep 27Review Course for the ABOM Exam1:00 pm - 6:00 pm (27) Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009

28sep - 30sep 288:00 amsep 30Fall Obesity Summit8:00 am - 12:00 pm (30) Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009

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