Attending the Obesity Medicine Association's live conferences is a career-boosting experience that you can't find anywhere else. This obesity conference is the BEST place to network with more than 500 physicians and clinicians who share your passion for obesity medicine. The connections you make at Obesity Medicine 2018 can last long after the conference is over, providing you with a long-term resource for questions, conversations, and ideas.
There are a variety of different networking opportunities to take advantage of at Obesity Medicine 2018.
San Diego Padres Baseball Game
Get to know your fellow attendees on the first night of the conference as you watch the San Diego Padres take on the Colorado Rockies at Petco Park. Discount tickets are available in select sections for Obesity Medicine 2018 attendees. A portion of each ticket purchased will benefit the Obesity Treatment Foundation. Purchase tickets
Need dinner plans? If you don’t know anyone at the conference yet, visit the member center onsite to sign up to attend a dine-around. Dine-arounds allow you to network with other clinicians while enjoying San Diego's restaurant scene. We’ll make a dinner reservation — all you have to do is sign up! (Each individual is responsible for their own dinner costs.)
Mentors and their mentees can get together throughout the conference to share experiences and find answers to their questions. Many even stay in touch after the conference! To participate, sign up as a mentor or mentee on your registration form. (This program is only available to members of the Obesity Medicine Association.)
Happy Hours and Receptions
Attend our scheduled happy hour or networking reception. Enjoy mingling with other attendees and meeting new colleagues outside of the classroom, all while finding answers to your most pressing questions.
Breakfast with the Experts
Discuss the topics you're most interested in with the experts in a more intimate group setting. Each table is assigned a topic and equipped with an expert to answer your questions. Breakfast with the Experts is always an attendee favorite!
Walk with the Doc
Don't forget to pack your walking shoes! This event allows you to see the city and socialize with other attendees, all while learning different exercises you can teach to your patients.
Learn about the technologies, products, and services available to you as an obesity medicine clinician. Meet with exhibitors, try samples, and discover new ways to augment your patients' individualized treatment plans.