Join the Obesity Medicine Association

The Largest Clinical Obesity Organization

The Obesity Medicine Association is the largest clinical obesity organization in the U.S., composed of more than 1,800 clinicians dedicated to preventing, treating, and reversing the disease of obesity. Further your career by becoming a member of the Obesity Medicine Association. We offer education and resources to help you implement evidence-based treatments in your practice; networking opportunities, so you always have an expert to ask about complicated cases you encounter in practice; and advocacy opportunities, where you can take part in our efforts to expand coverage of obesity treatment services.


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To apply for membership, click the boxes below to read the descriptions and access the applications for each category of membership.

Physician | $475 per year

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Available to any physician legally practicing under and holding a qualified allopathic degree (MD) or osteopathic degree (DO) and practicing in the United States. Physician members must also have an active and current state medical license.

Physician members are eligible to vote, hold elected office, and chair committees. Physician members are also listed on FindObesityTreatment.org.

International Physician | $475 per year

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Available to any physician who holds a medical degree from another country that is equivalent to an MD or DO degree.

International physician members are eligible to vote but not hold elected office.

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant | $325 per year

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Available to any nurse practitioner or physician assistant who has completed an accredited NP or PA program and/or maintains certification with an approved national certifying body. Nurse practitioner and physician assistant members must also have an active and current state license.

Nurse practitioner and physician assistant members are eligible to vote but not hold elected office. Nurse practitioner and physician assistant members are eligible to chair committees and are listed on FindObesityTreatment.org.

Associate | $250 per year

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Available to any health care professional who is not a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant and who holds a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree in a field supportive of obesity medicine. International individuals with equivalent credentials or degrees may also apply for associate membership.

Associate members are eligible to vote but not hold elected office.

Clinician in Training | $25 per year

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Available to any individual currently enrolled in a medical school, residency program, internship, fellowship program, nursing school, or other medical professional training program. Clinicians in training must provide verification of being enrolled in such a program prior to membership activation (i.e., program ID card, letter from a program director, or dated screenshot showing the applicant on a program website).

Clinician in Training members are not eligible to vote or hold elected office.

Retired Physician | $125 per year

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Available to any physician who has been an active physician member of OMA for at least 10 consecutive years and is completely retired from active practice.


Benefits of Membership

  • Online Discussion Group: Ask questions and get immediate answers from your peers
  • Mentorship Program: Gain practical tips and advice from an established obesity medicine clinician (available only at live conferences)
  • Practice Listing: Allow patients and referring providers to easily find you with a complimentary practice listing on FindObesityTreatment.org
  • 30% Discount on Online Education: Save on unique educational programs, materials, and products and services from select industry partners
  • Up to 25% off Conference Registration: Meet face-to-face with hundreds of obesity medicine clinicians while keeping up to date on the latest treatments and trends in obesity medicine
  • Advocacy: Take part in our efforts to expand coverage of obesity treatment and recognize obesity as a disease on the federal and state levels
  • Committee Involvement: Gain leadership experience and collaborate on projects to build awareness of the practice of obesity medicine

And more! See the full list of valuable member benefits.


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