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OW is an international event of 4,000+ attendees with the broadest, most comprehensive bench-to-bedside & continuum of care content ― basic science, prevention, clinical application and surgical intervention. Programming covers the full interdisciplinary spectrum and features the world’s leading experts in their respective fields.
This preeminent scientific and educational conference features:
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SUBMIT for the opportunity to present at ObesityWeek among your peers and distinguished colleagues.
This is the second and FINAL opportunity to submit your research to TOS. ALL new data is welcome! Exceptional submissions will be offered the opportunity to present oral abstracts.
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- Visibility among leaders in the field. Experts – including basic scientists, practicing physicians and surgeons, and pharmaceutical researchers – attend OW to learn about the latest research in obesity treatment and prevention.
- Global reach. ObesityWeek reaches 7 billion individuals in outlets including USA Today, TIME, NPR, AP, WedMD, MedPage Today, Medscape, and Kaiser Health News.
- Networking with like-minded researchers. Forge new collaborations, discover innovative scientific tools and expand your professional network at OW – where you can gain the edge needed to advance your career in obesity.
SUBMIT JULY 21 - AUGUST 7
Tuesday, October 31 8:00am-9:30am
“Stem Cell-derived Hypothalamic Neurons in the Elucidation of the Pathogenesis of Human Obesity: A New Frontier.”
Rudolph L. Leibel, MD – Head of the Division of Molecular Genetics in the Columbia University Department of Pediatrics and Professor, Columbia University
Watch DR. LEIBEL’S VIDEO to learn more about his exciting keynote address.
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IH Perioperative Care – 3.5 CEU
Sunday, October 29 8:00am-12:00pm
This multidisciplinary course will discuss nutritional recommendations, bariatric surgery, medication absorption changes after bariatric surgery, and substance use issues in that population. All Integrated Health professionals are invited to attend including nurses, dietitians, behavioral health clinicians and advanced practice nurses and physician assistants.
Balloons Endoscopy Didactic – 3.5 CME/MOC/CEU
Sunday, October 29 1:30pm-5:30pm
Under the direction of Drs. Jaime Ponce, Gontrand Lopez-Nava, Rachel Moore, and Aurora Pryor, this pre-conference course is designed to assist surgeons, gastroenterologists and the bariatric team. This session will explore the risks, benefits and more regarding balloons endoscopy. We will also discuss the two intragastric balloons that were approved as a primary weight loss strategy.
Harvey Grill, PhD
Tuesday, October 31 5:15pm-6:15pm
Treating the Hyperphagia Driving Obesity—Neural Mechanisms of Feeding Inhibition
Lawrence J Cheskin, MD FACP FTOS, Krista A Varady, PhD, Valter Longo, PhD
Wednesday, November 1 8:30am-10:00am
Fascinating Rhythms: How the Timing of Eating Effects Obesity
Take the TOS Review Course for the American Board of Obesity Medicine Exam during the ObesityWeek pre-conference and earn 16 hours of continuing education.
Taught by the industry's top experts, the Course is designed to strengthen physicians' obesity knowledge and offers:
Spend less time away from the office and get all 30 hours of ABOM-required “Group 1” CME by REGISTERING for both the TOS Review Course and ObesityWeek.
- Live and take-home sample exam questions
- Breakfast Q&A with speakers
- Didactic lectures
- 100+ page educational workbook
“The TOS Review Course is extremely valuable for any physician planning to take the ABOM Exam. It is taught by expert leaders in the field and is conveniently offered as an ObesityWeek pre-conference. You can attend the conference, take the Review Course, and a few months later – get ABOM certified!” – F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer, MD, Professor of Medicine, Columbia University
ObesityWeek offers attendees many diverse, educational and fun opportunities to network and connect with peers throughout the conference:
EXPLORE TOS HIGHLIGHTS & ASMBS HIGHLIGHTS
- Welcome Reception
- OW Lunchtime Table Topics
- AfterDark Party
- ASMBS Meet the Expert Roundtable Luncheons
- TOS Meet the Professor Breakfasts
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ObesityWeek will be held at the National Harbor in Maryland, just minutes from Washington DC. This festive area boasts hundreds of enjoyable, adventurous and family-friendly activities.
NATIONAL HARBOR – More than 60 restaurants within a 1 mile walk, a giant Ferris wheel, water taxis, dueling piano bar, seafood on the waterfront, and the brand new MGM casino – this neighborhood has everything going for it! There’s even a public Halloween special event on Sunday, October 29. AND Gaylord National provides complimentary bus service in the Harbor and the MGM Resort.
ALEXANDRIA WATER TAXI – Avoid the traffic and sail to Alexandria on the 30-minute Water Taxi by The Potomac Riverboat Company. Sail among National Harbor, Old Town and the National Mall. Experience the world-class museums and monuments of DC along with George Washington’s hometown in Old Town Alexandria.
MGM NATIONAL HARBOR – Located minutes from the waterfront, the MGM is a great place to unwind. The brand new landmark features 15 dining options, a 125,000 square foot casino, a 3,000 seat theater and 18,000 square feet of retail.
ASMBS and TOS are proud to continue representing all of our members as Founding Champions of National Obesity Care Week (NOCW) taking place during ObesityWeek. Joining ASMBS and TOS are the Obesity Action Coalition and the STOP Obesity Alliance.
The mission of NOCW is to advance an evidence-based understanding of obesity and widespread access to respectful, comprehensive and appropriate care. NOCW’s vision is a society that understands, respects and accepts the complexities of obesity and values science-based care.
We invite you and your fellow healthcare colleagues to help change the way we care about the disease of obesity. LEARN MORE. If you are a bariatric professional, there are a variety of ways that you and your hospital can help support NOCW. LEARN MORE.
One of the best things about ObesityWeek is the many opportunities for students and early career professionals to interact with scientists, clinicians and professionals across a range of specialty areas and career stages. EXPLORE ALL OF THE OPPORTUNITIES.
ASMBS is primarily for medical professionals actively involved in weight loss surgery. The purpose of the society is to advance the art and science of metabolic and bariatric surgery by continually improving the quality and safety of care and treatment of people with obesity and related diseases. Members are primarily doctors, surgeons, and integrated health professionals such as nurses, dieticians and clinic managers. Learn more about ASMBS Membership Benefits and submit a completed application by Friday, October 6th to receive the membership discount for ObesityWeek. Not a Surgeon? Become an Integrated Health Member.
TOS is the leading professional society for obesity clinicians, researchers and academics working to treat and prevent the disease of obesity. The Society’s focus is to advance the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention and treatment of obesity. A variety of professionals – from basic scientists, to weight-loss physicians to industry researchers – benefit greatly from the career advancement opportunities provided by TOS. Join or renew as part of your ObesityWeek registration for maximum savings! Learn more about TOS Membership Benefits.
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