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Collapse Advocacy in Obesity Medicine: What HealthCare Providers Can Do to Advocate for Their Patients
Scott Kahan, MD, MPH, Dipl. ABOM; Patricia M. Nece, JD; Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM; Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FTOS, Dipl. ABOM
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:

Tackling Weight Bias Inside and Outside the Clinic: Patty Nece is a noted patient advocate for those affected by obesity. Dr. Scott Kahan treated her for obesity. Together, they will share their story and discuss ways in which patients can advocate for themselves, especially when faced with stigma, bias, and discrimination. 

 

The Clinician Advocate: Dr. Ethan Lazarus and Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford are OMA’s representatives in the American Medical Association's House of Delegates and were heavily involved in the recent passage of the resolution regarding standards of care for patients with obesity. Together, they will discuss their work with the AMA and how you can engage in advocacy for the recognition and treatment of the disease of obesity.


 

Accreditation:

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

 

The OMA designates this enduring material internet activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Formats Available: On demand
Original Presentation Date: September 30, 2018
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 2.25 Participation Credit(s)

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    Collapse Divergence of Patient and Clinician Perceptions of Obesity and Weight Management
    Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD, Dipl. ABOM
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Dr. Kaplan explains the perceptions of obesity and weight management and how they impact the effectiveness of patient care. 

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: September 17, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1 Participation Credit(s)

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    Collapse Processed Food: An Experiment that Failed
    Robert Lustig, MD, MSL
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 04/07/2020*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.


    Description:
    Dr. Lustig discusses the history and health impact of processed food in the United States.

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: April 08, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Processed Food: An Experiment that Failed