Spring Obesity Summit (17.75 CME)
Friday, April 21
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
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
2:00-3:00 PM | Impact of Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals on 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
4:30-5:30 PM | New Insights into the Variable Effectiveness of Levothyroxine Monotherapy for Hypothyroidism | Elizabeth McAninch, MD
Saturday, April 22
8:00-9:00 AM | Advanced Lipids and Inflammatory Biomarkers | Tara Dall, MD, FNLA
9:00-10:00 AM | Reward-induced Eating | Frank Greenway, MD
10:00-10:30 AM | Break
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*
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 | Karen Herbst, MD
Sunday, April 23
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 Intake of Saturated Fat | Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH
11:00 AM-12:00 PM | Point-Counterpoint Panel Discussion on Saturated Fat | Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH, and Stephen D. Phinney, MD, PhD
Manage a Variety of Complex Cases
ATTEND THIS COURSE IF you are a clinician looking for effective obesity treatment techniques to apply with your patients.
The leading clinical experts in obesity medicine will converge at the Spring Obesity Summit (17.75 CME) to explore and share cutting-edge treatments and best practices. All-new presentations will cover a wide range of information about obesity, co-morbidities, and lifestyle interventions to help you manage a variety of complex cases. In addition to learning, meet, network, and exchange ideas with other obesity medicine clinicians outside of the classroom.
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.