Schedule

Plan Your Trip

Make sure you don’t miss a minute of class, networking, or the exhibit hall at Obesity Medicine 2018. Use the timing in the conference schedule below to plan your flights and travel accordingly. While timing won’t change drastically, program details are subject to change.

Wednesday, April 4
Business and Treatment Essentials | 1:00-6:00 PM

Thursday, April 5
Business and Treatment Essentials | 8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Friday, April 6
Spring Obesity Summit | 8:00 AM-5:30 PM

Saturday, April 7
Spring Obesity Summit | 8:00 AM-5:30 PM

Sunday, April 8
Spring Obesity Summit | 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Business and Treatment Essentials (12.5 CME)

At Business and Treatment Essentials, you will gain practice management tools and techniques from your peers who run their own successful obesity medicine clinics. This one-of-a-kind learning opportunity offers business-focused education to help you take your career to the next level, whether you’re just starting out in obesity medicine, incorporating aspects of obesity medicine into your primary care practice, starting a brand new practice, or running an existing obesity medicine practice.

Here’s a sample of topics you might learn about during Business and Treatment Essentials in San Diego:

  • Insurance coding and reimbursement
  • Legal considerations when running your own practice
  • Team-based and multidisciplinary care
  • Attracting and retaining patients
  • Clinical tools you can utilize in practice
  • Fundamental aspects of obesity treatment

Spring Obesity Summit (17.5 CME)

The Spring Obesity Summit is one of the largest assemblies of obesity medicine physicians and health care professionals in the country. When you attend the Spring Obesity Summit, you will learn about the latest advancements in the treatment of obesity, helping you individualize and optimize treatment for patients with obesity and obesity-related conditions.

The all-new lineup of topics and speakers for the Spring Obesity Summit will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of obesity treatment, allowing you to return to your practice with the expertise to manage cases of patients with obesity and more complex cases of patients with multiple obesity-related conditions.

Here’s a sample of topics you might learn about during the Spring Obesity Summit in San Diego:

  • Biological and metabolic adaptations to weight loss
  • Lipid management
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Aggressive lifestyle intervention
  • Food addiction, food cravings, and binge-eating disorder
  • Concurrent treatment for co-morbidities: type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypothyroidism, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, renal disease, cancer, lipedema, etc.

Upcoming Events

9marAll DayEarly Registration Deadline: Save $300!(All Day: friday)

4apr - 8apr 41:00 pmapr 8Full Conference: Business and Treatment Essentials + Spring Obesity Summit1:00 pm - 12:00 pm (8) Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Place

4apr - 5apr 41:00 pmapr 5Business and Treatment Essentials1:00 pm - 6:00 pm (5) Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Place

6apr - 8apr 68:00 amapr 8Spring Obesity Summit8:00 am - 12:00 pm (8) Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Place

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