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August 10, 2023

Overcoming Obesity 2023 – Schedule Announcement  

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Image of San Antonio, Texas skyline with a teal overlay and the Overcoming Obesity 2023 conference logo at the top center. Below the logo is the text: schedule announced. Below that is the text: Oct 25-29, San Antonio, TX, up to 30 CME/CE

The agenda for Overcoming Obesity 2023 is now available to view! The Overcoming Obesity 2023 conference in San Antonio, TX, Oct 25-29 is the perfect place to help you expand or begin your obesity medicine expertise. You can customize your conference experience and earn up to 30 CME/CE by registering for Overcoming Obesity 2023 (Oct 27-29) by itself, or you can add on two more days of hands-on learning by registering for one of two courses on Oct 25-26. More information on the conference schedule and additional courses will be provided below.

Course Option 1: Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases
Accreditation: Up to 12.5 CME/CE and 12.5 Medical Knowledge MOC Points (ABIM)
Level: Intermediate
Moderator: Nick Pennings, DO, FOMA, FACOFP
October 25 | 12:00 – 5:00 pm CST
October 26 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CST

Using the Obesity Medicine Association’s four pillars of clinical obesity treatment, learn how to develop obesity treatment plans for patients with complex diseases, conditions, and lifestyle factors. This case-based course is intended to build upon the core concepts of obesity medicine and help you gain the skills to implement more advanced techniques in your practice. You’ll use real-life cases to practice building individualized treatment plans from start to finish. Learn how to manage obesity in four common patient case scenarios: Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Nutritional Interventions in the Complex Patient, Coronary Artery Disease and Obesity Treatment, and Complex Conditions around Bariatric Surgery, and explore the impact of obesity treatment on each of these associated patient scenarios.

Course 2: Culinary Medicine Workshop
**This course has an attendance cap of 70 people
Date: October 25-26, 2023
Accreditation: Up to 12.5 CME/CE
Level: Intermediate
October 25 | 12:00 – 5:00 pm CST
October 26 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CST

Culinary medicine provides a unique opportunity to combine education and practical application of healthy dietary patterns. Participants will learn the components of teaching kitchens and the field of culinary medicine—including the various types of models used, populations served, and interprofessional team members involved. The attendees will get to participate in hands-on cooking demonstrations and cooking challenges. Participants will receive several recommended resources to learn more about integrating teaching kitchens into clinical practice. This is a hands-on workshop to inspire the integration of culinary medicine into clinical obesity medicine practice. The workshop is facilitated by an interprofessional collaboration of culinary medicine experts.

2023 Overcoming Obesity Conference
Accreditation: Up to 17.5 CME/CE
October 27 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CST + optional member appreciation event
October 28 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CST + optional dine-around dinners
October 29 | 8:00 am – 12:30 pm CST

More information on the schedule and pricing for Overcoming Obesity 2023 can be found here: Register now and save up to $300 on conference registration with Early Bird Pricing!

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Obesity Medicine Association

The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is the largest organization of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care providers working every day to improve the lives of patients affected by obesity. OMA members are clinical experts in obesity medicine. They use a comprehensive, scientific, and individualized approach when treating obesity, which helps patients achieve their health and weight goals. OMA offers resources, education, and community to physicians and other healthcare providers in the field of obesity medicine.

Point of Contact: Teresa Fraker, FACHE, RN, CPHQ,