Accreditation

Obesity Medicine 2019 in Houston is categorized as a "Group 1" meeting by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). In order to apply for the ABOM certification exam, physicians must earn at least 30 obesity CME hours through their attendance at a "Group 1" meeting in addition to the other application requirements.

Obesity Medicine 2019 in Houston is one of the ONLY conferences that not only satisfies ABOM obesity CME requirements, but also offers American Medical Association (AMA), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) CME credits. (The Obesity Medicine Association's fall conference also satisfies ABOM requirements and offers 30 AMA, AOA, and AAFP CME credits.)

Review the official accreditation statements for Obesity Medicine 2019 below.

Accreditation Statements

The Obesity Medicine Association ("the association") is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) to physicians.

The Obesity Medicine Association has been approved by the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education as an AOA Accredited Sponsor to conduct Category 1 CME programs.

Please note the following accreditation statements:

  • The association designates the live activities within Obesity Medicine 2019 for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
  • The association (an AOA Category 1 CME Sponsor) has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve these programs for credits of AOA Category 1-A. Approval is currently pending.
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