Education for Obesity Medicine Fellows

Monthly Obesity Medicine Journal Club & Didactics at Noon ET


Exclusively for Obesity Medicine Fellows! Please see below schedule for journal club and didactic sessions. 

Date Journal Club Presenter
(12:00-12:45 ET)
Didactics Presenter
(12:45-1:30 ET)
11/10/2023 Sree Bodepudi (Mass General/Harvard)
Safety and Efficacy of Liraglutide, 3.0mg, Once Daily vs Placebo in Patients With Poor Weight Loss Following Metabolic Surgery
12/8/2023 Jodian Hemmings (Hartford Healthcare)
Weight regain after total meal replacement very low-calorie diet program with and with-out anti-obesity medications
Sree Bodepudi (Mass General Hospital)
Alexandra Giedd (Atrium Health)
Obesity and Women’s Health
1/12/24 Neetu Mulchandani (Cleveland Clinic)
Semaglutide and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Obesity without Diabetes
Priya Patel (Wake Forest University)
Alexandra Giedd (Atrium Health)
Pediatric Obesity
2/9/24 Afua Takyi (Weill Cornell)
Continued Treatment with Tirzepatide for Maintenance of Weight Reduction in Adults with Obesity: The SURMOUNT-4 Randomized Clinical Trial
Nivedita Agarwal (Boston Medical Center)
Post Bariatric Surgery Complications
3/8/24 Victoria Lu (University of Colorado)
Effect of Sleep Extension on Objectively Assessed Energy Intake Among Adults With Overweight in Real-life Settings
Nikola Gligorijevic (UPMC)
Obesity and Eating Disorders
4/12/24 Lisa Cherullo (University of Minnesota)
Smartphone camera based assessment of adiposity: a validation study
Nina Paddu (Vanderbilt University)
Sleep deprivation and obesity: What’s the connection?
5/10/24 Cynthia Akagbosu (Weill Cornell)
Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty for treatment of class 1 and 2 obesity (MERIT): a prospective, multicentre, randomised trial
Norma Atkinson (MetroHealth System)
Topic: MASLD/MASH and Obesity
6/14/24 Luis Nieto (West Virginia University) Jyotsna Ghosh (Johns Hopkins)

Past Lectures

Date Topic Speaker Institution
9/9/2022 Pathophysiology of Obesity Dr. Firas Ghomraoui Vanderbilt University Medical Center
10/14/2022 Endoscopic Treatment of Obesity Dr. Phani Keerthi Surapaneni West Virginia University
11/11/2022 Dietary Interventions for Weight Loss Dr. Sarah Schmitz Weill Cornell Medicine
12/9/2022 Overview of NAFLD Dr. Sree Kowsika University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
1/13/2023 Obesity, fertility, and pregnancy Dr. Aisha Khan Northwell Health
2/10/2023 Inpatient Obesity Medicine Dr. Austen Smith Brigham and Women's Hospital
3/10/2023 Obesity Medicine in Gender Diverse Individuals undergoing Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy Dr. John Michael Taormina University of Colorado
4/14/2023 Severe Obesity and Diastolic Dysfunction Dr. Jessica Morales University of Utah
5/12/2023 Obesity Treatment in Chronic Kidney Disease Dr. Jennifer Ahn Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital
6/23/2023 Lymphedema, Lipedema, and Obesity Dr. Summer Azmat Cleveland Clinic

Upcoming In-Person Education

Obesity Medicine Association Conference

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The Obesity Society Annual Conference

ObesityWeek 2023 |

Remote Education

Obesity Medicine Association

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The Obesity Society

Tri-State Obesity Society

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Obesity Medicine Association

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The Obesity Society

The Obesity Society | ObesityWeek On Demand |


The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine

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Boston Course in Obesity Medicine

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Columbia/Weill Cornell Obesity Course

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