COVID-19: Obesity Medicine Association Resources

The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) has compiled a list of resources for you during the COVID-19 pandemic. These resources include articles, webinars, and information for you as a clinician, for your patients, and for your practice. This page will be updated regularly with new content.

Articles  COVID-19: Obesity Medicine Association Resources


Podcasts COVID-19: Obesity Medicine Association Resources


Recorded Education COVID-19: Obesity Medicine Association Resources


Obesity Medicine 4-Week Student or Resident Education COVID-19: Obesity Medicine Association Resources

  • Free 4-week student and resident education  | With the increased restriction on individuals allowed in hospitals and clinical settings, many students and residents are not being allowed to participate in their scheduled clinical rotations. If there are gaps in your students learning, OMA has created education and a curriculum for a FREE four-week obesity medicine “supplemental education” program that can be completed remotely/online.
    NOTE: Requests for access to this curriculum must come directly from the institution.

CARES Act Webinar

This webinar goes into detail about the CARES Act, which contains a mixture of relief measures for businesses. Included in the CARES act is the Paycheck Protection Program - a program that gives businesses with fewer than 500 employees loans to help cover payroll and other costs. Learn who can apply, where to apply, what the loan can be used for, what counts as payroll, how much you can borrow, and how much can be forgiven.

Application through SBA lender: https://www.sba.gov/paycheckprotection/find