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2018 UW Obesity Management Summit
May 18-19, 2018 | Madison, WI

Obesity is one of the most pressing health challenges facing Wisconsin. Join your colleagues and attend the inaugural UW Obesity Management Summit to learn about cutting-edge, evidence-based obesity treatment approaches.

Program Highlights:

  • Multidisciplinary perspectives from leading experts regarding optimizing obesity care
  • Content will reinforce a foundation for providing exemplary patient care

Objectives:

  • Discuss and evaluate current knowledge and evidence gaps in evidence-based obesity care, including behavioral weight management, pharmacologic management, bariatric surgery, and endoscopic procedures
  • Formulate ideas regarding effective, collaborative efforts to minimize the impact of obesity in Wisconsin
  • Identify evidence-based treatment approaches to obesity
  • Utilize collaborative efforts and effectively reduce the impact of obesity in Wisconsin

Accreditation Statement
Joint_Accreditation
In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Provided by: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Surgery and the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP)

For more information, please contact:

Veronica Watson
Outreach and Continuing Professional Education Program Manager
Department of Surgery
K4/729 CSC, 600 Highland Avenue Madison, WI 53792-7375
(608) 263-7697
watson@surgery.wisc.edu

Terese M. Bailey OCPD in Medicine and Public Health
750 Highland Avenue Madison, WI 53705
(608) 265-2046 FAX: (608) 262-3750
terese.bailey@wisc.edu


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