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Overcoming Obesity 2020 – Virtual Conference

Thank you for attending the Overcoming Obesity 2020- Virtual Conference!

We hope you enjoyed all of the pre-conferences, sessions, and networking at this year’s Fall Virtual Conference. If you are looking to take a session survey or browse the virtual OMA bookstore you can enter the virtual conference platform here. You will be able to access this virtual dashboard until October 17, 2020, so make sure you complete all of the surveys and take advantage of the discounted books and resources!

If you are looking to claim credit for attendance during the virtual conference please visit the OMA Academy.

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Treat Obesity Across the Lifespan

At the Overcoming Obesity 2020 – Virtual conference this fall, gain the tools to expand your patient population and effectively treat obesity in patients of all ages, genders, and socioeconomic groups. Dive into advanced techniques for developing personalized treatment plans for patients across the lifespan – and in patients with type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and congestive heart failure, lipedema, osteoarthritis of the knee, hypothyroidism, fatty liver, cancer, psychiatric disease, and other adiposity-related diseases.

The Overcoming Obesity 2020 – Virtual conference is the leading medical obesity conference providing clinical obesity treatment education for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, dietitians and nutritionists, pharmacists, psychologists, allied healthcare providers, residents, and medical students. With the theme of Treating Obesity Across the Lifespan, the conference will equip you with practical strategies to conquer any case you encounter in practice.


Meet Our Keynote Speakers

Dike Drummond, MD

Dike Drummond, MD

Dr. Drummond is the leading coach, trainer, and consultant on preventing clinician burnout. Dr. Drummond is a Mayo-trained family doctor, professional coach, author, speaker, and trainer. After 10 years as a family doctor, he left his medical practice due to career-ending burnout. His sole professional focus since 2011 has been addressing the modern burnout epidemic in healthcare providers. Dr. Drummond is the CEO and Founder of TheHappyMD.com, which supports thousands of providers from all over the world in addressing burnout.

Louis J. Aronne, MD, FACP, DABOM

Louis J. Aronne, MD, FACP, DABOM

Dr. Louis Aronne is a leading authority on obesity and its treatment. He is the Sanford I. Weill Professor of Metabolic Research at Weill Cornell Medicine, and the director of the Comprehensive Weight Control Center, a state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary obesity research and treatment center in the division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism. He graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and completed his internship and residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Jacobi Medical Center, followed by a Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Fellowship at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Aronne is a founder and past chairman of the American Board of Obesity Medicine and a past president of The Obesity Society. He is also the founder and CMO of Intellihealth, a web-based weight management system for healthcare providers. Dr. Aronne has been an investigator on more than 50 trials of obesity treatment modalities including medications, devices, and diets. He has authored more than 100 papers and book chapters on obesity, and edited the National Institutes of Health’s Practical Guide to Obesity Treatment. He served as a consultant to the VA Weight Management/Physical Activity Executive Council in the development of the MOVE! Program, the nation’s largest medically based weight control program. Dr. Aronne has won many awards, including the 2015 Atkinson-Stern Award for Distinguished Public Service from The Obesity Society, and several for medical teaching, including the Davidoff Prize from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Elliot Hochstein Award from Weill Cornell Medical College. Since 2001, he has appeared annually in Castle-Connolly’s Top Doctors directory as a specialist in obesity and internal medicine.


Treat Obesity Across the Lifespan

  • Discover obesity treatment techniques for patients spanning pediatrics to geriatrics.
  • Find strategies for obesity counseling in women from pre-conception to menopause.
  • Overcome barriers when treating socioeconomically disadvantaged populations.
  • Explore treatment options for patients with hypothyroidism, fatty liver, cancer, psychiatric disease, and other adiposity-related conditions.
  • Incorporate behaviors into your work-life to avoid clinician burnout.
  • Understand the latest medical, pharmacological, and surgical treatments for obesity.


Fall Obesity Summit 
Oct. 9-11

Review Course for the ABOM Exam
Oct. 7-8

Building an Obesity Treatment Plan:
Advanced Cases 
Oct. 7-8


Schedule of Events


october

wed07oct(oct 7)12:30 pmthu08(oct 8)6:30 pmReview Course for the ABOM Exam12:30 pm - 6:30 pm (8) EDT Virtual

wed07oct(oct 7)12:30 pmthu08(oct 8)6:45 pmBuilding an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases - Virtual12:30 pm - 6:45 pm (8) EDT Virtual

fri09oct(oct 9)10:00 amsun11(oct 11)3:00 pmFall Obesity Summit10:00 am - 3:00 pm (11) EDT Virtual