Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Apply understanding of the science underlying obesity to the comprehensive evaluation and management of patients with this disorder
2. Incorporate strategies for educating patients about obesity and its treatment into their practice
3. Assess patients for their need and appropriateness for medical and surgical anti-obesity therapy and pursue that therapy as appropriate

Faculty

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition Institute
Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Kaplan has multiple commercial relationships as a medical and scientific consultant.

Session date: 
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Location: 
Chestnut Conference Room 1AB
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 Category 1 Self-Assessment Maintenance for Surgeons

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