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

Clinicians learning at the Spring Obesity SummitManage 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.

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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.

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