Obesity Education Conferences, Events, and Webinars

Attend one of OMA’s upcoming obesity conferences or events. You’ll learn from industry-leading experts on how to implement the latest obesity treatment techniques and have the opportunity to network, share ideas, and build relationships with obesity medicine clinicians in your city or state.

Looking for online obesity education? Check out our schedule of upcoming obesity webinars or our on-demand learning library, the Obesity Medicine Academy.

Upcoming Webinars

Throughout the year, OMA offers live, accredited obesity webinars to help you learn critical skills for treating obesity and advancing your career in obesity medicine. Registration to all webinars is free for OMA members.

  • November 17 @ 6:00 PM (Eastern)
    Bariatric Surgery as a Treatment for Diabetes

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    In this webinar Lori Wenz, NP-C, BC-ADM will discuss the role of bariatric surgery in the treatment of diabetes. She will review evidence-based guidelines for treatment and discuss predictors of diabetes resolution in the post-bariatric patient. Using case presentations, Ms. Wenz will demonstrate how the effects of bariatric surgery can vary in patients with diabetes.

    Speakers: Lori Wenz, MSN, AGNP-C

    Accreditation: 1 CME/CE

    Registration: Free for Members | $24 for Non-members

  • December 14 @ 12:00 PM (Eastern)
    Strategies for Medication Management of Obesity

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    As the choices available for anti-obesity pharmacotherapy increase, clinicians are faced with options for addressing key clinical scenarios. Understanding factors that impact treatment response and how one might tailor treatment can improve treatment outcomes. This session will review what we know and don't know in some common clinical scenarios seen in everyday practice.

    Jamy Ard, M.D. is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention and the Department of Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine. He is also co-director of the Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Weight Management Center, directing medical weight management programs. Dr. Ard’s research interests include clinical management of obesity and strategies to improve cardiometabolic risk using lifestyle modification. Dr. Ard has more than 25 years of experience in clinical nutrition and obesity. He has served on several expert panels and guideline development committees, including the 2013 AHA/ACC/TOS Guideline Panel on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults, and the USDA’s 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.

    Speakers: Jamy Ard, M.D.

    Accreditation: 1 CME/CE

    Registration: Free for Members | $24 for Non-members

External Events

No upcoming external events.

Future OMA Bi-Annual Conferences

April 19 – 23, 2023: Obesity Medicine 2023 – New York City, NY

October 25 – 29, 2023: Overcoming Obesity 2023 – San Antonio, TX

April 24 – 28, 2024: Obesity Medicine 2024 – Denver, CO