Obesity Conference 2019 Schedule

The Overcoming Obesity 2019 Conference is the leading medical conference providing clinical education for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and other healthcare providers on how to better individualize obesity treatment. Register now to explore how obesity presents in different populations, the complexities of obesity-related diseases, and available tools you can use to personalize obesity treatment for your patients. Don't forget to choose one of the pre-conference events: Review Course for the ABOM Exam or Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases and Practice Management!

Overview

Fall Obesity Summit (17.5 CME/CE)
October 4-6, 2019

Review Course for the ABOM Exam (12.5 CME/CE)*Pre-conference Event
October 2-3, 2019

Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases (9.25 CME/CE)* Pre-conference Event
October 2-3, 2019

Obesity Medicine Practice Management (3.25 CME/CE)* Pre-conference Event
October 3, 2019

Fall Obesity Summit

Date: October 4-6
Accreditation: 17.5 CME/CE
Level: Introductory/Intermediate/Advanced

The theme for the Fall Obesity Summit 2019 is Treating Obesity across the Lifespan. Obesity is a diagnosis that is applied broadly, yet the disease of obesity is not the same in all populations. Age, gender, and race are among the many variables that influence obesity treatment. At the Fall Obesity Summit, learn how to better individualize obesity treatment for your patients based on their age, gender, race, genetic makeup, biology, cultural backgrounds, and lifestyles.

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Pre-conference Events

Review Course for the ABOM Exam

Date: October 2-3
Accreditation: 12.5 CME/CE
Level: Intermediate

The Review Course for the ABOM Exam is the leading study resource for physicians preparing to become certified in obesity medicine. The course covers the content you need to know for the board exam while also providing you with practical knowledge you can apply to treat obesity in your practice. Earn up to 30 CME/CE – enough to meet the "Group One" requirement for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification exam application – when you attend both the Review Course for the ABOM Exam and the Fall Obesity Summit.

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Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases and Practice

Date: October 2-3
Accreditation: 9.25 CME/CE
Level: Advanced

Identify and analyze the relationship between obesity and complex adiposity-related diseases. Use case studies to apply advanced skills to develop comprehensive treatment plans built around the Obesity Medicine Association's four pillars of obesity treatment: nutrition, physical activity, behavior, and medication.

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Obesity Medicine Practice Management

Date: October 3
Accreditation: 3.25 CME/CE
Level: Intermediate

There is limited recognition of obesity treatment services by insurance carriers. Attend Obesity Medicine Practice Management and learn how to deliver high-quality service, improve operational efficiency, maximize revenue by optimizing billing and coding, and develop alternative revenue models.

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*Please note: The Review Course for the ABOM Exam runs concurrently with Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases and Obesity Medicine Practice Management. If you register for the Review Course, you may not attend the other pre-conference events.