Nadia N. Ahmad
Nadia N. Ahmad, MD, MPH

Medical Director
Obesity Medicine Institute
Dubai, UA
Senior Advisor, Obesity Solutions
Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices—Middle East
Dubai, UAEE

W. Scott Butsch
W. Scott Butsch, MD, MS

Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Paul M. Copeland
Paul M. Copeland, MD, MPhil

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Physician, MGH Weight Center
Massachusetts General Hospital

Mark J. Gorman
Mark J. Gorman, PhD

Instructor in Psychology
Harvard Medical School
Psychologist, MGH Weight Center
Massachusetts General Hospital

Sriram Machineni
Sriram Machineni, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Gitanjali Srivastava
Gitanjali Srivastava, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Director, Obesity Medicine & Nutrition Fellowship
Department of Endocrinology
Boston Medical Center

Accredited by

Harvard Medical School

Course Description

Course participants will hear authorities in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, nutrition, endocrinology, gastroenterology and psychology from the country’s leading obesity treatment and research centers speak on critical topics in the prevention and treatment of obesity and related disorders.

The topics covered are as follows:

- Pathophysiology of Obesity: Hormonal, Neural, and Environmental Contributors
- Nutritional Assessment and Therapy
- Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Exercise
- Pediatrics: Patient Assessment and Management
- Surgical Treatment of Obesity
- Pharmacological Treatment of Obesity
- Behavioral Assessment and Therapy
- Genetic and Syndromic Obesity
- Obesity Comorbidities
- Question and Answer Lightning Rounds

What You'll Learn

- Consolidate knowledge of basic and clinical information within obesity medicine to comprehensively diagnose and treat patients
- Optimize the opportunity to pass the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) subspecialty examination

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:7.75 Credits
Release Date:2017-Dec-05
Expiration Date:2018-Dec-05
Estimated Time for Completion:8 hours
Registration Required:Yes

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