Continuing Education & Training

Get information on upcoming opportunities for CME offered by the American Society of Bariatric Physicians.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs are designed to equip physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with the latest knowledge and techniques about the treatment and management of overweight and obese patients and their related conditions.

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery provides Online Education Courses and an Obesity Compendium which provides over 26 hours of lectures, case studies, lively debates and video clips for surgeons, physicians and other clinicians who are involved in the care and treatment of bariatric surgery patients. There are eight learning modules or parts in this activity.

Bariatrics Pro supports a wide variety of surgical education programs for Surgeons, Fellows, Residents, Nurses, allied health personnel and other members of the patient care team. Their training programs are designed for practicing surgeons and medical staff to introduce or enhance knowledge of advanced minimally invasive procedures.

The Bariatrics series focuses on the long-term, multidisciplinary approach to patient care necessary to achieve a successful bariatric surgery outcome.

Modules include:

This website provides multiple CME activities and resources dealing with Bariatric Surgery.

The goal of this program is to provide OTs with an overview of the care of patients who have had bariatric surgery.

Courses include:

  • Bariatric Surgery Update


The Obesity Society is dedicated to disseminating knowledge in the field of obesity and providing quality education about obesity for its members and other interested individuals and groups.

By combining the knowledge of our scientific members with the expertise of our clinical members we provide quality Continuing Medical Education activities.

The ASBP is offering four courses on the Basic Medical Treatment of Obesity.

Location and Dates:

Phoenix, AZ - August 20, 2011
Las Vegas, NV - September 10, 2011
San Diego, CA - September 24, 2011
Los Angeles, CA - November 12, 2011