Overcoming Obesity 2021 Conference Schedule

Learn how to Treat Obesity Across the Lifespan at the Overcoming Obesity 2021 Conference, September 23 – 26, 2021. Gain the tools to expand your patient population and effectively treat obesity in patients of all ages, genders, and socioeconomic groups. Dive in to new obesity treatment techniques for patients spanning pediatrics to geriatrics. Explore new treatment options, including anti-obesity medications, combination therapy, behavioral shifts, nutrition, barriers in treating different populations, and more!

Fall Obesity Summit 2021

Date: September 24-26, 2021
Accreditation: 17.5 CME/CE
Schedule:  
Friday, September 24 – 1:00 PM-5:30 PM CT
Saturday, September 25 – 8:15 AM-5:45 PM CT
Sunday, September 26 – 7:00 AM-3:15 PM CT

The theme for the Fall Obesity Summit 2021 is Treat Obesity Across the Lifespan. Obesity is a diagnosis that is applied broadly, yet the disease of obesity is not the same in all populations. Age, gender, and socioeconomic status are among the many variables that influence obesity treatment.

Schedule on Friday, Sept. 24

6:00-7:00 AM – Fun Run (Optional) 

12:00-1:00 PM – Exhibit Hall Open

1:00-1:15 PM – Opening Remarks

1:15-2:15 PM – Keynote Speaker 

2:15-3:00 PM – Better Together: Exploring Combination Therapies for Obesity Management

3:00-3:45 PM – Exhibit Hall Break 

3:45-4:30 PM – Fatty Liver on Imaging: The Ultimate Incidentaloma

4:30-5:30 PM – Strategies for Treating Binge Eating Disorder and Loss-of-Control Eating 

6:30-9:30 PM – Membership Event/Installation of Officers

Schedule on Saturday, Sept. 25

6:15-7:15 AM – Experts on the Move (Optional)

7:15-8:15 AM – Exhibit Hall Breakfast

8:15-9:15 AM – Robert Kushner, MD

9:15-10:00 AM – Exhibit Hall Break/9:15 – 9:45 AM Pediatric Track Exhibit Hall Break

10:00-11:00 AM – Management of Obesity in Type 1 Diabetes/ 9:45 – 10:45 AM – Pediatric Track Session

11:00 AM-12:00 PM – Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetes/10:45 – 11:45 AM – Pediatric Track Session

11:45 AM-12:00 PM – Pediatric Track Passing Break

12:00-1:15 PM – Rhythm Non-CME Presentation / Lunch / Exhibit Hall Break

1:15-1:30 PM – Passing Break

1:30-2:30 PM – Geriatric Session/1:15-2:15 PM – Pediatric Track Session

2:30-3:30 PM – Post-Post-Postpartum Care: Downstream risks of obesity in pregnancy/2:15 – 3:15 PM – Pediatric Track Session

3:30-4:00 PM – Exhibit Hall Break/3:15 – 3:45 PM – Pediatric Track Exhibit Hall Break

4:00-5:00 PM – Eating Disorders Post Bariatric Surgery/3:45-4:45 PM – Pediatric Track Session

5:00-6:00 PM – The Satiety Index of Dieting/4:45 -5:45 PM – Pediatric Track Session

Schedule on Sunday, Sept. 26

7:00-7:45 AM – Breakfast with the Experts

7:45-8:00 AM – Break

8:00-9:00 AM – The Syndemic of Food Insecurity: Malnutrition, Obesity and Climate Change

9:00-10:00 AM – Why did OMA change the rules (body composition and physical-activity)?

10:00-10:15 AM – Break

10:15-11:00 AM – Patient Management During Follow-up Visits after Initiating Weight Loss Program

11:00 AM-12:00 PM – The “Evidence-based” vs. “Internet-based” Keto Diet

12:00-12:30 PM – Lunch Break

12:30-1:30 PM -Lunch CME Session: Inequalities & biases in obesity, differences in population trends/treatment

1:30-1:45 PM – Break

1:45-3:15 PM – Pharmacology Case Study

3:15 PM – End of Conference 

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Review Course for the ABOM Exam

Pre-conference Event
*Runs concurrently with Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases

Date: September 23-24, 2021
Accreditation: 12.5 CME/CE and 12.5 Medical Knowledge MOC Points (ABIM)
Schedule:  
Thursday, Sept. 23 – 8:00 AM – 6:15 PM CT
Friday, Sept. 24 – 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT

Prepare for board certification in obesity medicine at the leading Review Course for the ABOM Exam. The Review Course offers a thorough review of the core content covered on the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification exam with a clinical focus – so you’re not only prepared to take the test, but you’re well equipped to deliver evidence-based care for your patients with obesity.

Schedule on Thursday, Sept. 23

8:00-8:45 AM – Epidemiology and Determinants of Obesity

8:45-9:30 AM – Assessment and Evaluation

9:30-10:30 AM – Pathophysiology Part 1

10:30-10:45 AM – Break

10:45-11:45 AM – Pathophysiology Part 2

11:45 AM-12:45 PM – Behavioral and Psychosocial Diagnoses and Treatment

12:45-1:15 PM – Lunch

1:15-2:30 PM – Nutrition Lunch Session

2:30-2:45 PM – Break

2:45-3:30 PM – Physical Activity

3:30-4:30 PM – Pharmacotherapy

4:30-4:45 PM – Break

4:45-6:00 PM – Surgery

6:00-6:15 PM –Lightning Round

6:15-7:15 PM – Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

 

Schedule on Friday, Sept. 24

6:00-7:00 AM – Fun Run (Optional– No CME)

7:00-8:00 AM – Breakfast in Exhibit Hall 

8:00-8:30 AM – Breakfast with ABOM Diplomates 

8:30-8:45 AM – Break

8:45-9:15 AM – Obesity Treatment Strategies 

9:15-9:45 AM – Practice Management

9:45-10:00 AM – Break

10:00-11:15 AM – Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

11:15 AM-12:00 PM – Lightning Round

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Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases 

Pre-conference Event
*Runs concurrently with Review Course for the ABOM Exam

Date: September 23-24, 2021
Accreditation: 12.5 CME/CE and 12.5 Medical Knowledge MOC Points (ABIM)
Schedule:  
Thursday, Sept. 23 – 8:00 AM-6:00 PM CT
Friday, Sept. 24 – 8:00 AM-12:00 PM CT

Learn how to create comprehensive, individualized obesity treatment plans for patients with complex adiposity-related diseases, including chronic kidney disease, postpartum weight management, weight regain after bariatric surgery, and depression or bipolar disorder. Use case studies to build your skills and develop treatment plans built around the Obesity Medicine Association’s four pillars of obesity treatment: nutrition, physical activity, behavior, and medication.

Schedule on Thursday, Sept. 23

8:00-8:15 AM – Introduction to Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases

8:15-9:15 AM – Women’s Health 

9:15-10:15 AM – Chronic Kidney Disease

10:15-10:30 AM – Break

10:30-11:30 AM – Weight Regain after Bariatric Surgery 

11:30 AM-12:30 PM – Depression 

12:30-1:00 PM – Attendees Break to Get Lunch

1:00-1:30 PM – Lunch – Q & A Panel

1:30-1:45 PM – Intro to Casework

1:45-2:00 PM – Break

2:00-3:15 PM –Casework

3:15-3:30 PM – Break

3:30-4:45 PM – Casework

4:45-6:00 PM – Casework

Schedule on Friday, Sept. 24

6:00-7:00 AM – Fun Run (Optional– No CME)

7:00-8:00 AM – Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00-9:15 AM – Casework

9:15-9:30 AM – Break

9:30-10:00 AM – Closing Q&A for Casework

10:00-11:00 AM – Billing and Coding in Obesity Medicine

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – TBD

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