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Sunday, June 9, 2024

9:30am to 7:45pm
Obesity Medicine Board Review

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

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Monday, June 10, 2024


9:30am to 9:45am
Welcome and Introduction

Amandeep Singh, MD, PhD and Angela Fitch, MD

9:45am to 10:45am
2024 Blackburn Lecture: State of Obesity in 2024
10:45am to 11:15am
Roundtable Discussion with Keynote Speaker
11:15am to 11:45am

Approach to Treatment

11:45am to 12:25pm
Clinical Approach to the Patient with Obesity
12:25pm to 1:05pm
Beyond BMI: Obesity Staging and Guideline-Based Treatment of Obesity
1:05pm to 1:45pm
Body Composition
1:45pm to 2:25pm
Approach to a Patient with an Eating Disorder
2:25pm to 2:55pm
Panel Discussion: Approach to Treatment
2:55pm to 3:55pm
3:55pm to 4:35pm
Obesity Pharmacotherapy
4:35pm to 5:15pm
Combination Treatment for Obesity Management
5:15pm to 5:55pm
Pharmacodynamics and Medication Dosing in the Patient with Obesity
5:55pm to 6:15pm
Combination Treatment Patient Discussion
6:15pm to 6:45pm
Panel Discussion: Pharmacotherapy

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

9:15am to 9:30am
Welcome and Introduction Day 2

Course Directors

Exercise and Dietary Considerations

9:30am to 10:10am
Key Exercise Recommendations for Weight Loss and Maintenance
10:10am to 10:50am
Nutrition and the Microbiome
10:50am to 11:30am
Time-Restricted Eating
11:30am to 12:10pm
Dietary Strategies for Weight Loss
12:10pm to 12:40pm
Panel Discussion: Dietary Considerations
12:40pm to 1:40pm

Individualization of Care

1:40pm to 2:20pm
Genetics and the Future of Obesity Treatment
2:20pm to 3:00pm
3:00pm to 3:40pm
Precision Medical Treatment of Obesity
3:40pm to 4:20pm
Precision Lifestyle Treatments for Obesity
4:20pm to 4:50pm
4:50pm to 5:30pm
The Future State of Obesity Care
5:30pm to 6:00pm
Patient Case Presentations Highlighting Precision Delivery of Care
6:00pm to 6:30pm
Panel Discussion: Precision Care

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

9:15am to 9:30am
Welcome and Introduction Day 3

Course Directors

Models of Delivering Care

9:30am to 10:00am
Cooperative Integrated and Virtual Care Models
10:00am to 10:30am
Private Practice Model in Obesity Care
10:30am to 11:00am
Integrating Primary Care and Obesity Medicine in an Academic Medical Center
11:00am to 11:30am
Multi-Disciplinary Weight Centers
11:30am to 11:50am
Panel Discussion: Models of Delivering Care
11:50am to 12:50pm
12:50pm to 1:30pm
The New Fundamentals of Obesity Care
1:30pm to 2:00pm
Group-Visit Models
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Culinary Medicine Programs


2:30pm to 3:00pm
Assessment of the Pediatric Patient with Obesity
3:00pm to 3:30pm
Use of Anti-Obesity Medications in Pediatric Patients
3:30pm to 4:00pm
Bariatric Endoscopy and Surgery in the Pediatric Patient
4:00pm to 4:20pm
Panel Discussion: Obesity in the Pediatric Population
4:20pm to 4:40pm

Endoscopic and Surgical Approaches to Treating Obesity

4:40pm to 5:20pm
Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty, POSE, and TORe
5:20pm to 5:50pm
Gastric Balloons, Transpyloric Shuttle, and Duodenal Resurfacing
5:50pm to 6:20pm
Update on Bariatric Surgery for Obesity
6:20pm to 6:40pm
Panel Discussion: Endoscopic and Surgical Approaches to Treating Obesity

Thursday, June 13, 2024

9:15am to 9:30am
Welcome and Introduction Day 4

Course Directors

Understanding the Needs of Patients with Obesity

9:30am to 10:00am
Obesity Treatment as We Age (Sarcopenia, Testosterone, Menopause)
10:00am to 10:30am
Addressing Healthcare Disparities in Obesity Treatment
10:30am to 11:00am
Ensuring Equal Access to Care for All Patients
11:00am to 11:30am
Considerations for the Patient with Obesity prior to a Procedure
11:30am to 12:00pm
Panel Discussion: Making Sure Underserved Populations Have Equal Access to Care
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Diseases Associated with Obesity

1:00pm to 1:30pm
Diagnosis and Staging of NAFLD/NASH in the Patient with Obesity
1:30pm to 2:00pm
Treatment of NAFLD/NASH in the Patient with Obesity
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Obesity and Diabetes
2:30pm to 3:00pm
Panel Discussion: Liver Disease and Diabetes
3:00pm to 3:30pm
3:30pm to 4:00pm
Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Sleep Health and Sleep Apnea
4:30pm to 5:00pm
Obesity and Cancer
5:00pm to 5:30pm
The Intersection of Metabolic Disease and Mental Health
5:30pm to 6:00pm
Panel Discussion: Cardiovascular Disease, Sleep Health, Cancer, and Mental Health