Live Obesity Webinars

Throughout the year, OMA will offer accredited, live obesity webinars on topics like clinical obesity treatment applications, leadership and practice management, and reimbursement. These live obesity webinars will help you learn critical skills for developing yourself as an obesity medicine clinician, a business-savvy professional, and an effective leader.

All webinars are offered to OMA members for free! Not a member yet? Join now to receive access to free webinars, other obesity medicine educational tools and resources, and more great benefits!

Live Webinar Schedule

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May 16 @ 6:00 PM (Eastern)
How to Keep Going When the Going Gets Tough: The Intersection between Obesity and Trauma


Learn the importance of psychological factors in the root causes of obesity. Explore the connections between trauma, pathological eating behaviors and disorders, and obesity. Discuss the implications for effective treatment and patient-provider communication.


REGISTRATION: Free for members; $28 for non-members

SPEAKER: Michael Vallis, PhD

May 21 @ 12:00 PM (Eastern)
Update on the OMA Obesity Algorithm


Review the updates to the 2019 Obesity Algorithm®, and discuss practical uses for the Obesity Algorithm in treating patients with obesity and obesity-related diseases.


REGISTRATION: Free for members; $28 for non-members


Dr. Harold Bays is Medical Director and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, and has served as a Principal Investigator for over 500 clinical trials. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, as well as Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Bays has authored well over 200 peer review articles, and authored / coauthored / presented hundreds of abstracts at scientific meetings. He has served as scientific writer of the OMA Obesity Algorithm (slides and eBook) each year since its beginning in 2013. In 2016, Dr. Bays was awarded Obesity Medicine Association Clinician of the Year.

Recorded Webinars

Recorded webinars are available to OMA members for free! Click on the boxes below to learn more about the recorded webinars currently available.

Insurance Reimbursement (4 CME/CE)

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Learn how to properly, effectively, and efficiently code patient visits to maximize your reimbursement. See real-life examples from obesity medicine specialists illustrating how to chart and code patient visits for obesity treatment.

Leadership and Business Management (6 CME/CE)

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Find the balance between providing exceptional patient care and running a successful practice. This series focuses on organizational culture, staff development and retention, cost management, operational effectiveness, and managing transition to meet the demands of a growing practice and provide quality care to your patients.

Bias and ACTION: Overcoming Barriers to Effective Obesity Care (1 CME/CE)

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Review the results of the ACTION study, which examined perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors related to obesity management and identified barriers to care. Learn how to overcome these barriers in your own practice and improve patient care.

Motivational Interviewing: What, Why, and How (1 CME/CE)

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Incorporate the fundamentals of motivational interviewing into your patient appointments.

The Obesity Paradox (1 CME/CE)

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Why do some data show that body mass index (BMI) in the overweight range (generally) may confer lower mortality? Learn about the obesity paradox and its practical implications, including the advantages and disadvantages of using BMI as a measurement tool for diagnosing overweight and obesity.

Using Telemedicine for Pediatric Obesity Management (1 CME/CE)

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Implement and expand your practice’s reach to pediatric populations through telemedicine. This webinar discusses policies, strategies, technology, and resources for implementing a telemedicine practice through a case study of a pilot telemedicine project in rural Maine.

Claiming Credit for Live Obesity Webinars

Participants who attend the live webinar will be able to claim credit within two business days and will receive the recording of the webinar. Those unable to attend the live webinar will be able to access the recordings on the Obesity Medicine Academy and claim credit when the recordings become available.

Technical Support

Live webinars can be viewed from a computer or mobile device. Please download the GotoWebinar app to view webinars from your mobile device. To ensure your computer or device is compatible with the webinar platform, please view the system requirements for webinar attendees.

If you have technical difficulties during a live webinar, please visit the technical support portal or call (877) 582-7011 for assistance.