Candidate Profile: Beth K. Mazyck, MD, FAAFP

Beth K. Mazyck, MD, FAAFP
Incumbent Member
Running for: Ethics Committee Member
Nomination by committee

Dr. Mazyck provided the following information on her application for the OMA Ethics Committee. Click on the gray boxes below to expand and view her responses.

  • OMA Committee Involvement
    • OMA CME Committee, Member, 3 years
    • Ethics Committee, Member, 1 year
  • Involvement in Other Professional Societies or Associations
    • The Obesity Society, General Member 
  • Other Professional Activities

    No answer provided

  • What do you envision as the top 3 goals or objectives that are most important for the Ethics Committee and why?
    1. Ensure that the OMA maintains the highest ethical standards in its business and educational endeavors
    2. Listen carefully and fully consider all aspects of presented ethical dilemmas
    3. Educate OMA members about any controversial ethical issues
  • How do you think your talents, competencies, attitudes, and skills make you a good candidate for this position?

    I have always had an interest in ethics and ethical dilemmas, serving on Ethics Committees for over 20 years. I have extensive experience in leadership positions which has expanded my knowledge of both the business of medicine as well as clinical medicine. My listening and communication skills are excellent, and I can often get to the core of a problem quickly.

  • List three reasons why you wish to serve on the Ethics Committee and explain why they will be an asset to the OMA.
    1. I have extensive experience in ethics, serving as the Chair to Hospital Ethics Committees for over 20 years.
    2. I have excellent listening and problem-solving skills.
    3. I have extensive medical leadership experience as a Medical Director and Family Medicine Residency Director.
  • In what ways do you think OMA could improve?

    Continue to provide extensive educational opportunities and products to a wide audience. In particular, provide educational products aimed at medical students, residents, and other medical learners in order to get physicians (and other trainees) aware of Obesity Medicine as early in their career as possible.

  • Disclosures

    Disclosure of Actual or Potential Conflicts of Interest occurring within 1 year of the date of this form and within the foreseeable future:

    • None

    Disclosure of ANY interests that could possibly result in a Conflict of Interest in the future with OMA, such as an ownership interest in any business, stock/bond holdings, a grant, an employment relationship, or consultative or advisory arrangement, etc.:

    • None


    Disclosure of involvement / relationships with other similar or competitive associations / societies which represent interests of obesity medicine clinicians (please specify your level of involvement, i.e. board member, committee leader, committee member, general member, etc.):

    • The Obesity Society, General Member