Overcoming Obesity 2020 – Virtual Conference Schedule

Overcoming Obesity 2020 – Virtual Conference Schedule

The Overcoming Obesity 2020 in-person conference has been cancelled and is now going virtual! Register today!

The Overcoming Obesity 2020 – Virtual Conference is the leading medical conference providing clinical obesity treatment education for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers on how to effectively individualize obesity management in your patient population. Don’t forget to choose one of the pre-conference events: Review Course for the ABOM Exam, Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases, or ASMBS/OMA – Embracing Multidisciplinary Care!

Fall Obesity Summit 2020 – Virtual

Date: October 9-11, 2020
Accreditation: 16.75 CME/CE
Schedule: Friday, Oct. 9 – 10:00 AM-6:30 PM EDT
Saturday, Oct. 10 – 10:00 AM-5:45 PM EDT
Sunday, Oct. 11 – 10:00 AM-3:00 PM EDT

The theme for the Fall Obesity Summit 2020 – Virtual is Treating Obesity Across the Lifespan. As such, the Fall Obesity Summit offers an all-new lineup of topics and speakers to give you advanced training on how to treat obesity in different age groups, in special populations, and in patients with complex adiposity-related diseases.

Schedule on Friday, Oct. 9

10:00 – 11:30 AM – Overcoming Obesity 2020 Keynote Address: Addressing Provider Burnout

11:30 – 11:45 AM – Break

11:45 – 12:30 PM – Industry Panel
11:45 – 12:30 PM – Diagnosis and Treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Adolescent Girls

12:30 – 1:30 PM – Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting
12:30 – 1:30 PM – Pediatric Dyslipidemia

1:30 – 2:45 PM – Lunch Break

2:45 – 3:45 PM – Effects of High-intensity Training vs. Low-intensity Training in Patients with Obesity
2:45 – 3:45 PM – Pharmacotherapy in Pediatric Obesity

3:45 – 4:30 PM – The Ultrasound Shows Fatty Liver… Now What?
3:45 – 4:30 PM – Hypothalamic Obesity in Children and Adolescents

4:30-5:00 PM – Break

5:00 – 5:45 PM – Influence of Obesity on Cancer
5:00 – 5:45 PM – Motivational Interviewing and Pediatric Obesity

5:45 – 6:30 PM – Poster Presentations
5:45 – 6:30 PM – Pediatric Endocrine Panel

Schedule on Saturday, Oct. 10

10:00 – 11:00 AM – Overcoming Obesity 2020 Keynote Address: Harnessing Technology and Software to Fight the Obesity Epidemic

11:00 – 11:45 AM – Weight Management for the Patient with Psychiatric Disease

11:45 – 12:15 PM – Break

12:15 – 1:15 PM – Health at Every Size
12:15 – 1:15 PM – Pre-conception Counseling: Leveraging a Window of Opportunity to Achieve Better Outcomes

1:15 – 2:15 PM – The ABC’s of Psychological Treatments for Obesity
1:15 – 2:15 PM – Weighing in on Menopause

2:15 – 3:15 PM – Lunch

3:15 – 4:15 PM – Subclinical Hypothyroidism and the Patient with Obesity
3:15 – 4:15 PM – Pediatric Obesity Algorithm Updates

4:15 – 4:30 PM – Break

4:30 – 5:45 PM – Treating Obesity in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Urban and Rural Communities

Schedule on Sunday, Oct. 11

10:00 – 10:30 AM – Breakfast with the Experts

10:30 – 11:30 AM – Anti-obesity Medications in the Pipeline
10:30 – 11:30 AM – Bariatric Surgery Updates

11:30 – 11:45 AM – Break

11:45 – 12:45 PM – Two Novel Agents for the Treatment of Overweight and Obesity
11:45 – 12:45 PM – Advanced Tools of Pediatric Weight Management

12:45 – 1:45 PM – Off-label Use of Medications for Obesity Treatment
12:45 – 1:45 PM – Is Bariatric Surgery Safe for the Geriatric Population?

1:45 – 2:15 PM – Break

2:15 – 3:00 PM – Case Studies in Pharmacotherapy: Choosing Medications to Match Patient Phenotype

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Review Course for the ABOM Exam (Pre-conference Event)* – Virtual

Date: October 7-8, 2020
Accreditation: 13.5 CME/CE and 13.5 Medical Knowledge MOC Points (ABIM)
Level: Intermediate
Schedule: Wednesday, Oct. 7 – 12:30-5:45 PM EDT
Thursday, Oct. 8 – 10:00 AM-6:30 PM EDT

The Review Course for the ABOM Exam is the leading study resource for physicians preparing to become certified in obesity medicine. The course covers the content you need to know for the board exam while also providing you with practical knowledge you can apply to treat patients with obesity in your practice. Earn up to 30 CME/CE – enough to meet the “Group One” requirement for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification exam application – when you attend both the Review Course for the ABOM Exam and the Fall Obesity Summit.

Schedule on Wednesday, Oct. 7

12:30-1:15 PM – Epidemiology and Determinants of Obesity

1:15-2:00 PM – Assessment and Evaluation

2:00-3:00 PM – Pathophysiology Part 1

3:00-3:15 PM – Break

3:15-4:15 PM – Pathophysiology Part 2

4:15-5:30 PM – Behavioral and Psychosocial Diagnoses and Treatment

5:30-5:45 PM – Lightning Round

Schedule on Thursday, Oct. 8

9:30 – 10:00 AM – Panel with ABOM Diplomates

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

11:15 – 11:30 AM – Break

11:30 – 1:00 PM – Nutrition

1:00 – 1:45 PM – Physical Activity

1:45 – 2:00 PM – Break

2:00 – 3:30 PM – Surgery

3:30 – 3:45 PM – Break

3:45 – 5:00 PM – Pharmacotherapy

5:00 – 5:15 PM – Break

5:15 – 5:45 PM – Obesity Treatment Strategies

5:45 – 6:15 PM – Practice Management

6:15 – 7:00 PM – Lightning Round

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Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases (Pre-conference Event)* – Virtual

Date: October 7-8, 2020
Accreditation: 12.5 CME/CE and 12.5 Medical Knowledge MOC Points (ABIM)
Level: Advanced
Schedule: Wednesday, Oct. 7 – 12:30-5:45 PM EDT
Thursday, Oct. 8 – 10:00 AM-6:45 PM EDT

Learn how to create comprehensive, individualized obesity treatment plans for patients with complex adiposity-related diseases, including type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and congestive heart failure, lipedema, and osteoarthritis of the knee. Use case studies to apply 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 Wednesday, Oct. 7

12:30 – 12:45 PM – Introduction

12:45 – 1:45 PM – Type 2 Diabetes

1:45 – 2:45 PM – Coronary Heart Disease and Congestive Heart Failure

2:45 – 3:00 PM – Break

3:00 – 4:00 PM – Lipedema

4:00 – 5:00 PM – Osteoarthritis of the Knee

5:00 – 5:45 PM – Q&A

Schedule on Thursday, Oct. 8

10:00 – 10:15 AM – Instroduction to Casework and Q&A

10:15 – 11:30 AM – Casework

11:30 – 11:45 AM – Break

11:45 – 1:00 PM – Casework

1:00 – 1:30 PM – Break

1:30 – 2:45 PM – Casework

2:45 – 3:00 PM – Break

3:00 – 4:15 PM – Casework

4:15 – 4:30 PM – Break

4:30 – 5:30 PM – Billing and Coding in Obesity Medicine

5:30 – 6:30 PM -Tracking Metrics in an Obesity Medicine Program

6:30 – 6:45 PM – Closing Q&A

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*The Review Course for the ABOM Exam runs concurrently with Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases. You may only register for one or the other.

ASMBS/OMA – Embracing Multidisciplinary Care – Medical and Surgical Care Under One Roof (Pre-conference Event)*

Date: October 8, 2020
Accreditation: 7.5 CME/CE
Schedule: Thursday, Oct. 8 – 10:00 AM-7:30 PM EDT

Learn about the key components of a multidisciplinary weight loss program. Discover the benefits of incorporating obesity medicine expertise into such a program. This course is designed to expand the knowledge of the obesity medicine physician who might consider becoming part of a medical and surgical weight loss program.

Schedule on Thursday, Oct. 8

10:00-10:15 AM – Welcome

10:15-11:15 AM – The Integrated Program I

11:15 AM-12:15 PM – The Integrated Program II

12:15-1:15 PM – Break

1:15-2:15 PM – Demystifying Surgery I

2:15-2:30 PM – Break

2:45-4:15 PM – Demystifying Surgery II

4:15-4:30 PM – Break

4:30-5:30 PM – Medical Therapy for Weight Regain

5:30-6:30 PM – Preoperative Optimization

6:30-7:30 PM – Behavioral Health Issues

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Recordings

The following courses will offer the recorded lectures after the virtual fall conference: Review Course for the ABOM Exam, ASMBS/OMA Embracing Multidisciplinary Care, and the Fall Obesity Summit. If you are enrolled in any of these three courses, you will be given access to the recorded lectures for 90 days, once they get uploaded. The upload may take up to 4 weeks post conference. Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases will NOT be recorded and must be attended live.

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