Special Populations

  • Weight Bias in Pediatric Obesity

    Includes Credits

    Julie Benard, MD, FAAP, Dipl. ABOM

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    This session will review weight bias, its definition and sources in the lives of pediatric patients with obesity as well as their parents. The media’s view and assumptions of obesity drives weight bias in our society and forms the basis for a great deal of stigma our patients face. In pediatric obesity medicine, weight bias is particularly important to recognize as it affects not only the patients themselves but also their families. Participants will review potential causes for their own weight bias, and discuss the harms of weight bias for pediatric patients We will discuss solutions to combating weight bias and how to help families overcome this barrier to accessing healthcare.

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Obesity Medicine 2021 Virtual - Spring Obesity Summit (Recorded 22 CME/CE)

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024*

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* 

    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for these specific presentations.

    Description: 

    The theme for the 2021 Spring Obesity Summit is Treat Obesity First. Obesity is associated with hundreds of other chronic diseases, so why not address it at the root? Treating obesity first will help you better manage obesity-related conditions; it will also reduce the risk of your patients developing further complications and improve their overall health and quality of life.

    At the Spring Obesity Summit, gain practical strategies you can use to address obesity at the root in a primary care, specialty, or obesity medicine practice. Learn how to apply evidence-based guidelines to the treatment of obesity – including selecting appropriate anti-obesity medications, managing patients in post-bariatric surgery, and treating your patients’ obesity-related conditions, including non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and cardiovascular disease. 

    Accreditation: 

    The Obesity Medicine Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Understanding Food Security & Obesity Paradox: A Case Study

    Includes Credits

    Shivajirao Patil, MD, MPH, BC-ADM, FAAFP, Dipl. ABOM & Kay Craven, MPH, RDN, LDN, CDE

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    Food insecurity is more common than most people believe, and it is not confined to the poorest of the poor. This session will review the paradoxical relationship between food insecurity and obesity. Using an interactive case, this session will provide practical strategies on how to screen and assess for food insecurity, and how to manage food insecurity along with related chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and cardiovascular diseases.

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Inequality in Infectious Disease: COVID, Obesity and Patients of Color

    Includes Credits

    Keith Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, FASPC

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    This session will explore the virulence of COVID infections in different populations. People with obesity are more likely to develop complications of COVID-19 infections with higher hospitalization rates and mortality.  The added risk of infection complications also applies to people of color, especially those who also have obesity. Attendees will learn to recognize the specific risks COVID-19 in people of color with obesity as well as identify the role of prevention, early detection and aggressive treatment in these patients.

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Weighing In: The impact of COVID-19 related weight gain on mobility, function, and quality of life in the pediatric population (Recorded Webinar)

    Includes Credits

    Reginald Talley, MD, FAAPMR

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 6/2/2024* 

    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    This webinar addressing the magnification of health disparities caused by COVID-19.  Then, Dr. Talley will address the physical activity and sedentary behaviors of children and teenagers, both nationally and internationally, during the pandemic leading to weight gain.  Next, he will highlight the harmful effects of COVID-19 related weight gain leading to various medical comorbidities, decreased mobility and function, especially in those children with a disability, and lower quality of life. Last, we will look at solutions, including the role of nutrition and physical activity.

    Accreditation: 

    The Obesity Medicine Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • All-Access Pass

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    Earn Unlimited CME for one year.

    All CME lectures available on the Academy are included in this package (over 400 hours of education).

    For one year, get access to 100% of the clinical content available on the Obesity Medicine Academy at an unbeatable discounted rate! Earn CME/CE credit and gain crucial knowledge and clinically applicable treatment strategies, all while learning from industry thought leaders, published journal authors, and your colleagues in the field of obesity medicine.

  • Weight Bias in Children and Adolescents: Intersections and Opportunities (Recorded Webinar)

    Includes Credits

    Eileen Chaves, PhD and Dominique R. Williams, MD, MPH, Dipl ABOM

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 5/19/2024* 

    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    Weight bias and victimization can negatively affect the mental and medical well-being of children and adolescents. This is especially true among those who identify as LGBTQ or gender minority. Drs. Chaves and Williams will discuss this important topic, as well as describe the effect of weight bias on health and treatment. Through the use of health behavior theories, they will describe ways to mitigate the impact of weight and other biases in the care of children and adolescents.

    Accreditation: 

    The Obesity Medicine Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Foundations of Pediatric Obesity

    Includes Credits

    Jaime Moore, MD, MPH; Jessica Duis, MD, MS; Megan Kelsey, MD, MS; Matthew Haemer, MD, MPH

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/13/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day credit can be claimed for this course.

    Description:

    OMA partnered with the American Academy of Pediatrics: Colorado Chapter and the Children’s Hospital Colorado to improve clinicians’ abilities to effectively manage the chronic disease of obesity in pediatric populations.

    The Foundations of Pediatric Obesity course includes education on the pathophysiology of obesity and genetic testing for obesity syndromes. Sessions discuss case-based examples to apply the American Academy of Pediatric guidelines to the treatment of a pediatric patient with obesity, and explain the referral process to tertiary care center.

    Accreditation:

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The OMA designates each live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Prep Bundle for 2022 ABOM Exam

    32 CME/CE

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/1/2022*

    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    This product is designed specifically as a study aid for the ABOM's Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians. It contains the lectures from the Review Course for the Board Exam (the content of which is based on the ABOM's published Test Content Outline), as well as supplemental courses related to the four main topic areas on the Test Content Outline (Basic Concepts, Diagnosis and Evaluation, Treatment, and Practice Management).  

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 32 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    *If you have purchased the All-Access Pass and want to add this bundle to your account, please email cme@obesitymedicine.org to get access.

  • Self-Assessment Program - Volume II - Pediatrics (Digital)

    Includes Credits

    Digital Self-Assessment and credit claiming

    To start a new test attempt, Under "SAP Questions, Answers, and Critiques (practice test quiz)" click "Take Quiz" under the Contents tab. There are unlimited attempts for this self-test. You can also view all of the questions and all of the questions and answers below the quiz in the "Contents" section

    To claim the 2 credits of CME/CE for the Self-Assessment Program - Volume II - Pediatrics, pass the post-test compiled from a selection of questions from the Self-Assessment Program and attest to full completion of all questions. Below are instructions for submitting credit: 

    1. Complete the credit claiming Quiz and Survey. 

     2. Click the View/Print Your Certificate button. 

    You may download and save this document, or you can always access it on the Obesity Medicine Academy under My CME Credit.

    *There is a printed version of this product available in the OMA store

    Accreditation: 

    The Obesity Medicine Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 5/25/2024* 

    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.