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CS-10 - Leading the Charge on Obesity Management—The Endocrinologist's Role in Empowering Community Providers to Join the Fight (CME/CE)

‐ Jun 25, 2023 8:15pm

(6:15 p.m.-6:45 p.m.—Registration/6:45 p.m.-8:15 p.m.—Program)

Improve your skills in mentoring and empowering clinician colleagues in your local community to prioritize and provide evidence-based obesity care. Engage with renowned obesity and diabetes experts who will equip you with practical strategies and resources to train local colleagues to join the fight against the obesity epidemic.

Chair:Daniel Bessesen, MD

Professor of Medicine

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

University of Colorado, School of Medicine

Denver, Colorado


Jaime Almandoz, MD, MBA, FTOS

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine/Endocrinology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Medical Director, Weight Wellness

Dallas, Texas

Joanna Miragaya, MD, PhD, FACE, ABOM Diplomate

Department of Endocrinology

Wellstar Health System

Holly Springs, Georgia


- Current state of challenges to obesity management in community practice and the role of the endocrinologist

- Panel discussion of strategies for overcoming community HCP barriers to evidence-based obesity care by endocrinologists

- Panel discussion of success stories in specific areas of practice with engaging community-based HCPs, practical strategies

- Question and answer session

Virtual simulcast option: clinicaloptions.com/ObesitySD2023