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.

  • September 28 @ 12:00 PM (Eastern)
    Pediatric Obesity in Diverse Populations: The Impact of Bullying, Trauma, and Other Social Issues


    Childhood obesity is a multifaceted health challenge. In this course, we delve into the intricate relationship between pediatric obesity, trauma, bullying, and other social factors within diverse populations. This session aims to equip attendees with an understanding of the complexities surrounding these issues, enabling them to provide more effective care for their young patients.

    Learning Objectives: 

    1. Identify the importance of trauma-informed care when working with children who have experienced trauma, and understand its relevance in the context of pediatric obesity.
    2. Describe the complex interplay of genetic, environmental, cultural, and social determinants that contribute to pediatric obesity disparities.
    3. Discuss the potential long-term consequences of pediatric obesity, especially when combined with experiences of bullying or trauma.

    Speaker: Tiffani Bell Washington MD, MPH, FAPA, Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Diplomate of American Board of Obesity Medicine, Diplomate of American Board of Lifestyle Medicine.

    Accreditation: 1 CME/CE

    Registration: Free for Members | $25.20 for Non-members

  • October 5 @ 6:00 PM (Eastern)
    An Overview of Non-Nutritive Sweeteners and their Role in Obesity


    The number of non-nutritive sweeteners (NNS) available, both synthetic and natural, has increased rapidly in recent years. While widely used by our patients, it is still debated whether they are a potential contributor to obesity, have serious adverse effects or are helpful in preventing and treating obesity. This webinar will review the history of NNS, the current NNS available, and role in metabolic health. At the end of the session, the participant should be able describe the different classes of NNS list some of their individual characteristics including possible adverse effects, and better advise their patients on whether to use NNS as part of a healthy diet.

    Learning Objectives: 

    1. Describe the different classes of NNS
    2. List individual characteristics of NNS including possible adverse effects
    3. Advise patients on the role of NNS in a nutrition plan.

    Speaker:Daniel Flaming MD, DABOM

    Accreditation: 1 CME/CE

    Registration: Free for Members | $25.20 for Non-members

Future OMA Annual Conferences

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

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

April 23-27, 2025: Obesity Medicine 2025 | National Harbor, MD

April 8-12, 2026: Obesity Medicine 2026 | San Diego, CA

March 31-April 4, 2027: Obesity Medicine 2027 | Orlando, FL