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Monday, June 14, 2021
10:00am to 9:00pm Obesity Medicine Board Review

This one-day program helps prepare registrants for the ABOM certification exam.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
10:00am to 10:15am Introduction

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

10:15am to 11:15am Treating Obesity: A 2021 Overview

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

11:15am to 11:20am Break
11:20am to 11:40am Healthcare Disparities: An Overview

Jamy D. Ard, MD

11:40am to 12:00pm Healthcare Disparities in Obesity Treatment

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD,MPH, MPA

12:00pm to 12:30pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Kaplan, Ard, and Stanford

12:30pm to 2:30pm Break
2:30pm to 2:55pm Clinical Approach to the Patient with Obesity

W. Scott Butsch, MD, MS

2:55pm to 3:20pm The Clinical Implications of Medication-Induced Weight Gain

Louis J. Aronne, MD

3:20pm to 3:45pm Lifestyle-Based Therapies for Obesity

Sriram Machineni, MD

3:45pm to 4:10pm Pharmacotherapy

Ania M. Jastreboff, MD, PhD

4:10pm to 4:35pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Butsch, Aronne, Machineni, and Jastreboff

4:35pm to 5:05pm Break
5:05pm to 6:15pm Case-Based Workshop: Anti-Obesity Medications: The Essentials

Ania M. Jastreboff, MD, PhD, Katherine H. Saunders, MD, and Sriram Machineni, MD

6:15pm to 6:40pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Jastreboff, Saunders, and Machineni

6:40pm to 6:55pm Break
6:55pm to 8:05pm Case-Based Workshop: Communicating about Obesity with Patients, Families, and Providers

Caroline M. Apovian, MD and Donna H. Ryan, MD

8:05pm to 8:30pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Apovian and Ryan

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
10:00am to 10:25am Environmental Causes of Obesity

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

10:25am to 10:50am Genetics of Obesity

Agostina M. Santoro-Schulte, PhD

10:50am to 11:15am Microbiota and Obesity

Joseph Brancale

11:15am to 11:40am Panel Discussion Q&A

Dr. Kaplan, Dr. Santoro, and Mr. Brancale

11:40am to 1:40pm Break
1:40pm to 2:05pm Weight Bias and Healthcare

Scott Kahan, MD, MPH

2:05pm to 2:30pm The Impact of Obesity on the Practice of Medicine

Caroline M. Apoivan, MD

2:30pm to 2:55pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Copeland, Meigs, and Plutzky

2:55pm to 3:20pm Break
3:20pm to 3:45pm Obesity and NAFLD

Manal Abdelmalek, MD

3:45pm to 4:10pm Obesity and Diabetes

Paul M. Copeland, MD, PhD

4:10pm to 4:35pm Obesity and Cardiovascular Risk

Jorge Plutzky, MD

4:35pm to 5:00pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Abdelmalek, Copeland, and Plutzky

5:00pm to 5:25pm Break
5:25pm to 6:35pm Case-Based Workshop: Anti-Obesity Medications: Advanced Strategies in Special Populations

Sriram Machineni, MD, Louis Aronne, MD, and Jonathan Purnell, MD

6:35pm to 7:00pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Machineni, Aronne, and Purnell

7:00pm to 8:00pm Obesity Medicine Interhospital Rounds
8:00pm to 8:25pm Panel Discussion Q&A
Thursday, June 17, 2021
10:00am to 10:15am Physiology of the Weight-Reduced State

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

10:15am to 10:50am Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Clincial Outcomes

Ali Tavakkoli, MD

10:50am to 11:15am Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Therapies

Richard I. Rothstein, MD

11:15am to 11:40am Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Kaplan, Tavakkoli, and Rothstein

11:40am to 1:40pm Break
1:40pm to 2:05pm Circadian Rhythms and Obesity

Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD

2:05pm to 2:30pm Sleep Health and Sleep Apnea

James Mojica, MD

2:30pm to 2:55pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Scheer and Mojica

2:55pm to 3:20pm Break
3:20pm to 3:45pm Assessment of the Pediatric Patient with Obesity

Sonali Malhotra, MD

3:45pm to 4:10pm Pharmacological Strategies for the Pediatric Patient with Obesity

Claudia K. Fox, MD, MPH

4:10pm to 4:35pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Malhotra and Fox

4:35pm to 5:00pm Break
5:00pm to 6:10pm Case-Based Workshop: Medical Management of the Bariatric Surgical Patient

W. Scott Butsch, MD, MS, Fateh Bazerbachi, MD, and Nasreen Alfaris, MD, MPH

6:10pm to 6:35pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Butsch, Bazerbachi and Alfaris

6:35pm to 7:45pm Case-Based Workshop: Caring for Children and Adolescents with Obesity

Sonali Malhotra, MD, Claudia Fox, MD, MPH and Aaron Kelly, PhD

7:45pm to 8:10pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Malhotra, Fox and Kelly

Friday, June 18, 2021
10:00am to 10:15am Introduction to the Blackburn Lecture

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

10:15am to 11:15am 2021 Blackburn Lecture
11:15am to 11:35am Break
11:35am to 12:00pm Dietary Therapies for Obesity

Kevin Hall, PhD

12:00pm to 12:25pm Dietary Supplements for Obesity

Steven B. Heymsfield, MD

12:25pm to 12:50pm Exercise Counseling

John Jakicic, PhD

12:50pm to 1:15pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Hall, Heymsfield and Jakicic

1:15pm to 3:15pm Break
3:15pm to 3:40pm Models of Obesity Care

Donna H. Ryan, MD

3:40pm to 4:05pm Telemedicine for Obesity Care

Angela K. Fitch, MD

4:05pm to 4:30pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Ryan and Fitch

4:30pm to 5:00pm Break
5:00pm to 6:10pm Case-Based Workshop: Dietary Therapies for Obesity

Caroline M. Apovian, MD, Jamy D. Ard, MD

6:10pm to 6:35pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Apovian and Ard

6:35pm to 7:05pm Break
7:05pm to 8:15pm Case-Based Workshop: Obesity Medicine Practice Organization

Gitanjali Srivastava, MD and Rekha B. Kumar, MD, MS

8:15pm to 8:40pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Srivastava and Kumar

Saturday, June 19, 2021
10:00am to 10:45am Patient Panel

Moderated by Ania M. Jastreboff, MD, PhD

10:45am to 11:10am Panel Discussion Q&A

Moderated by Ania M. Jastreboff, MD, PhD

11:10am to 11:35am Break
11:35am to 12:00pm Obesity and Cancer

Phillip J. Saylor, MD

12:00pm to 12:25pm Obesity and COVID-19

Rekha B. Kumar, MD, MS

12:25pm to 12:50pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Saylor and Kumar

12:50pm to 2:50pm Break
2:50pm to 4:00pm Workshop: Exercise Counseling

Edward M. Phillips, MD, Wayne L. Westcott, PhD, and Thomas W, Storer, PhD

4:00pm to 4:25pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Drs. Phillips, Westcott, and Storer

4:25pm to 4:50pm Break
4:50pm to 6:00pm Workshop: Motivational Interviewing

Kenneth Resnicow, PhD

6:00pm to 6:25pm Panel Discussion Q&A

Dr. Resnicow

6:25pm to 6:40pm Closing Remarks

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD