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|2019 Voting for TOS Council and the Nominating Committee
Back from your summer schedule?
The Obesity Society (TOS) Council and the nominating committee will soon be holding society elections. Last year's voting website SimplyVoting was a resounding success, so do not miss your opportunity to shape the society's leadership. Only active members of the society will be eligible to vote, so join or renew your membership before the cutoff date.
Check out TOS's new membership database MemberSuite and become a member of TOS. Member benefits include the Member Only newsletter, access to our journal Obesity and discounts to the TOS Review Course and ObesityWeek® 2019.
Susan G. Komen® Breast Cancer Challenge presented by The Obesity Society (TOS): Obesity and Cancer Section
|Susan G. Komen® Breast Cancer Challenge
If you are interested in any aspect of the obesity-cancer link, do not miss the opportunity to attend TOS's Obesity and Cancer Section Meeting this year at ObesityWeek®.
Anticipated highlights may include updates on the Susan G. Komen® Breast Cancer Challenge 2018 winners. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements in the newsletter and an opportunity to apply for the 2019 Susan G. Komen® Breast Cancer Challenge and join us in Las Vegas for ObesityWeek®.
|Don't Wait — Book Your Hotel Room for ObesityWeek®
If you have not booked your hotel room yet for ObesityWeek®, act now!
Special discounted rates for hotel rooms at the Mandalay Bay Resort will be available until Sept. 30, 2019 or until the hotel sells out — whichever comes first. Register for the conference to receive a link to book your room. Save $20! Use code TOSNEW.
For more information, visit the hotel information section on the ObesityWeek® website.
|TOS Review Course for the ABOM Exam
A preconference event at ObesityWeek®
Sunday, Nov. 3–Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV.
The Obesity Society (TOS) Review Course for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Exam is taught by top educators in the field of obesity medicine. Designed to strengthen your knowledge of obesity and lead to status as a diplomate of the ABOM, the course is scheduled before ObesityWeek® each fall.
TOS Review Course follows the ABOM rubric, giving you the most concise and yet sufficiently detailed material to enhance your knowledge of exam questions. Learn from leading obesity educators, practice board-exam style questions with answers explained, and receive a workbook of slides to take home for future study. Earn all 30 required Group One Credits for the ABOM application by attending both the Review Course and ObesityWeek®.
View the Review Course
Stay for scientific sessions at ObesityWeek® and continue your preparation by following the Obesity Medicine Exam Prep Track!
Save $20 on ObesityWeek® Registration by using code TOSABOM.
Make the commitment now!
This is your LAST CHANCE to earn Group One Credits before the Feb. 24-27, 2020 ABOM Exam.
Learn More About ABOM Certification
Intermittent fasting and circadian timing of food intake will be the focus of a symposium honoring George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD, a pioneering obesity scientist and surgeon; and former president of The Obesity Society.
|Blackburn Symposium to Focus on Intermittent Fasting, Circadian Timing
Authors of the studies will present their work in a lecture format followed by a discussion at Blackburn Symposium on Intermittent Fasting and Circadian Rhythms — Does When You Eat Matter? The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon (PST) on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, in the Mandalay Bay South Convention Center (Mandaly Bay E-F), 3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, Nev.
The symposium is part of ObesityWeek® — an international scientific conference featuring world-renowned experts in the field of obesity.
|Beware of Fake Websites for ObesityWeek® 2019
REAL OBESITYWEEK WEBSITE: OBESITYWEEK.COM
The Obesity Society (TOS) wants to alert perspective attendees that fake websites can be found online advertising ObesityWeek® 2019. Individuals are advised to be aware and avoid these websites. These pirate sites are not affiliated in any way with TOS or ObesityWeek®.
The official website for The 37th Annual Meeting of The Obesity Society at ObesityWeek® 2019 can be found here. In searching for information online about ObesityWeek®, look for the TOS logo to ensure you are using the correct website.
If you have any questions or concerns, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
|Register by Sept. 13 for Early Bird Rates:
2019 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™
Three days remain to take advantage of the early-bird registration rates for the 2019 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ (FNCE®), the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' event of the year. This year's conference will be held Oct. 26–29, 2019, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, in Philadelphia, PA.
At FNCE®, you will gain access to new trends, perspectives from expert speakers, and applications that you can apply to practice immediately. Attendees at this year's event will be able to:
To receive special early-bird rates, register by Sept. 13, 2019.
- Connect with more than 380 exhibitors to discover groundbreaking products and future trends
- Witness in-depth sessions on progressive and controversial topics such as detoxification diets, gut health, the ketogenic diet, culture and diversity, and more
- Broaden their horizons with point/counterpoint sessions, which examine the latest developments in dietetics from all angles
- Take the next step with the re-developed career development and advancement learning track. This track focuses on optimizing your skills in business, communication, and interpersonal relationships
UTHealth Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance
|Call for Applications — Clinical Fellowship in Obesity Medicine
UTHealth Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance is accepting applications for its Clinical Fellowship in Obesity Medicine that will begin on Aug. 1, 2020. This one-year fellowship, the fifth in the nation, is designed for current residents or recent graduates of internal medicine, family medicine, or endocrinology training programs who wish to obtain rigorous, subspecialty training in the area of obesity medicine.
This fellowship has been designed to provide trainees with expertise and clinical experience in the emerging field of obesity medicine, with a primary focus on the evaluation and management of patients with obesity. Fellows will learn how to treat obesity through intensive lifestyle intervention, nutritional, behavioral, pharmacological and surgical means, as well as how to address the comorbidities of this condition most effectively. Trainees who complete this fellowship program will be prepared to pursue clinical and/or academic careers focused in obesity medicine and to become leaders in this emerging discipline.
This fellowship is available to physicians who will have completed an accredited residency program in internal medicine, family medicine, or endocrinology. Other backgrounds considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must have completed a United States or Canadian residency program.
The deadline is Oct. 1, 2019 for 2020 applicants.
For more information or to obtain application materials, send an email to Rena Leslie.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
|2019 AANP Fall Conference
Create your personalized conference experience with advanced continuing education sessions and workshops from four topical areas at the 2019 American Association of Nurse Practitioners Fall Conference! This conference will take place Oct. 10–13, 2019, at Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.
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