Spring Obesity Summit (17.75 CME)

Friday, April 21

7:00-7:45 AM | Exhibitor Breakfast

8:00-9:00 AM | Medication-induced Weight Gain | Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Dipl. ABOM

9:00-10:00 AM | Obesity and Intentional Weight Loss in Kidney Disease | Sankar Navaneethan, MD, MS, MPH

10:00-11:00 AM | Break in Exhibit Hall

10:05-10:55 AM | Marketing-Communication Committee Meeting

10:05-10:55 AM | NP and PA Committee Meeting

10:05-10:55 AM | Organizational Outreach Committee Meeting

11:00 AM-12:00 PM | NAFLD: The Next Medical Tsunami? | Guy Neff, MD

12:00-1:00 PM | HCG: The Diet That Won’t Die | Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM

1:00-2:00 PM | Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:05-1:55 PM | Pediatric Committee Meeting

2:00-3:00 PM | Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals and Obesity | Sheela Sathyanarayana, MD, MPH

3:00-4:00 PM | Pediatric Obesity Pharmacotherapy | Gitanjali Srivastava, MD, FAAP, FACP, Dipl. ABOM

4:00-4:30 PM | Break in Exhibit Hall

4:30-5:30 PM | New Insights into the Variable Effectiveness of Levothyroxine Monotherapy for Hypothyroidism | Elizabeth McAninch, MD

5:30-7:00 PM | Drink, Dance, Donate: Obesity Treatment Foundation Reception

Saturday, April 22

6:30-7:15 AM | Walk with the Doc

7:00-7:45 AM | Breakfast with the Experts and Fellow Recognition

8:00-9:00 AM | Advanced Biomarker Testing: How Does This Matter Clinically? | Tara Dall, MD, FNLA

9:00-10:00 AM | Reward-induced Eating: Therapeutic Approaches to Addressing Food Cravings | Frank Greenway, MD

10:00-10:30 AM | Break and Committee Fair

10:30 AM-12:30 PM | Helping Your Patient Decide on Bariatric Surgery: Medical and Surgical Decision-making | Richard Lindquist, MD, FAASP, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM, and Brian Sung, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Dipl. ABOM

12:30-2:30 PM | Lunch Break* and Dine-arounds

2:30-3:30 PM | PCOS for the Obesity Medicine Specialist | Jeffrey Sicat, MD, FACE, Dipl. ABOM

3:30-4:30 PM | Stones, Groans, and Brittle Bones: Management of Unintended Consequences of Aggressive Lifestyle Intervention | Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, Dipl. ABOM

4:30-5:30 PM | Lipedema: Diagnosis and Treatment | Karen Herbst, MD, PhD

6:15 PM | Dine-arounds

Sunday, April 23

7:00-7:45 AM | Coffee and Conversation during Breakfast

8:00-8:45 AM | Establishment of POWER (Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry) | Shelley Kirk, PhD, RD, LD

8:45-9:45 AM | The Benefits and Safety of a Low-carb Diet | Stephen D. Phinney, MD, PhD

9:45-10:00 AM | Break

10:00-11:00 AM | The Potential Dangers of a High Dietary Intake of Saturated Fat | Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH

11:00 AM-12:00 PM | Point-Counterpoint Panel Discussion on Dietary Saturated Fat | Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH, and Stephen D. Phinney, MD, PhD

Clinicians learning at the Spring Obesity SummitManage a Variety of Complex Cases

If you want to better equip yourself to treat…

  • Obesity-related conditions, such as kidney disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, hypothyroidism, PCOS, or lipedema
  • Food cravings
  • Advanced lipids and inflammatory biomarkers
  • Weight gain as a result of other medications
  • Pre- and post-operative patients

… you can’t miss the Spring Obesity Summit on April 21-23. This course will prepare you to address complications with your patients’ treatment and implement the latest cutting-edge techniques in your practice.

Plan Your Trip

Don’t miss a minute of the Spring Obesity Summit. Plan your stay at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel using the schedule below.

Friday, April 21 | 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Saturday, April 22 | 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Sunday, April 23 | 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

The Spring Obesity Summit does not overlap with Business and Treatment Essentials.

*During the extended lunch break on Saturday, April 22, you will have the opportunity to get out and explore Seattle while eating on your own.

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Upcoming Events

24marAll DayEarly Registration Deadline: Save $300!(All Day: friday)

19apr - 23apr 191:00 pmapr 23Full Conference: Business and Treatment Essentials + Spring Obesity Summit1:00 pm - 12:00 pm (23) Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Ave.

19apr - 20apr 191:00 pmapr 20Business and Treatment Essentials1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (20) Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Ave.

21apr - 23apr 218:00 amapr 23Spring Obesity Summit8:00 am - 12:00 pm (23) Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Ave.