Target audience: 
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychologists
  • Nurse
Learning objectives: 

Participants engaged in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • describe how the physiology of body fat mass and energy balance regulation can guide the effective care of patients with obesity
  • approach the discussion and care of obesity with individual patients in a supportive and non-stigmatizing way
  • develop an appropriate, individualized pathway of clinical care for patients with obesity
 
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director:
Srividya Kidambi, MD, MS
Associate Professor Department of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine
The Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Planning Committee Member/Moderator:
Tammy Kindel, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Director of Adult and Adolescent
Bariatric Surgery Program
The Medical College of Wisconsin 
 
Speaker:
Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD
Director, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition Institute, Mass General Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Immediate Past President, The Obesity Society
 

 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

  • Srividya Kidambi, MD, MS
  • Tammy Kindel, MD, PhD

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.

  • Lee M. Kaplam, MD, PhD
    • Gelesis

    • GI Dynamics

    • Intellihealth

    • Johnson & Johnson

    • Eli Lilly

    • Novo Nordisk

    • Pfizer

    • Rhythm Pharmaceuticals

    • National Institutes of Health

    • The Obesity and Nutrition Institute

 

Contact

Name: 
Angela Parsh
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-6724

Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians
 
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
 
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
 

Session date: 
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
Virtual Meeting
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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