ACP members can register for ACP's and Annals of Internal Medicine's virtual live event “Overweight and Obesity: Current Clinical Challenges,” to be held on March 8 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. ET. A panel of experts will discuss the treatment of patients struggling with health complications associated with overweight and obesity. The panelists will also provide answers to questions submitted before the event. The forum will be moderated by Christina C. Wee, MD, MPH, Senior Deputy Editor of Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP Vice President, and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.
The panelists joining the discussion include:
- Anita P. Courcoulas, MD, MPH, Anthony M. Harrison Chair and Professor of Surgery and chief of minimally invasive bariatric and general surgery at the University of Pittsburgh;
- Sharon J. Herring, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine and director of the Program for Maternal Health Equity at the Center for Urban Bioethics at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia; and
- Melanie R. Jay, MD, MS, associate professor in the departments of medicine and population health at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System in New York City.
Registration is required to participate in the March 8 virtual forum. A recording will be freely available after the event.