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UCSF Obesity Summit 2010: Advances in Science and Practice

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Department: Surgery
Course Number: MSU10010
Start: Friday, February 26, 2010
End: Friday, February 26, 2010
Location: San Francisco, California
UCSF Laurel Heights Auditorium

$225- MD,DO
$160- Allied Health Professionals

Credit: 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

With two-thirds of the population overweight or obese, it is essential for clinicians to become more competent in the care of patients with these conditions. This course, designed for generalist and specialist physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants, dieticians, psychologists and all other health professionals who provide quality care to the obese and refer to other obesity specialistsm will provide a focused, evidence-based discussion of current strategies for the management of obesity. The course will feature a nationally-recognized multidisciplinary faculty, a detailed syllabus, and substantial time for questions and discussion.

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The purpose of this course is to increase competence and improve clinical practice in the care of patients with obesity. We specifi cally anticipate improvements in skills and strategies:

  • to evaluate overweight and obese patients for metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and other health complications of obesity;
  • to assess social and psychological factors which may contribute to obesity;
  • to treat all populations of patients with obesity including children, and adults;
  • to select and implement state-of-the-art diets and exercise programs for weight loss and weight maintenance;
  • to use medications for weight loss and monitoring them for effi cacy and side effects;
  • to select patients for bariatric surgery and advise them as to the risks and benefi ts;
  • to recommend current surgical approaches for obesity and better perform pre-operative an post-operative care;
  • to counsel patients about the potential role for bariatric surgery in the care of patients with complex medical illnesses including diabetes, liver disease, and kidney failure.

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The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Nurses: For the purpose of recertifi cation, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

Family Physicians:
Application for CME credit has been fi led with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Licensed Clinical Social Workers:
This course meets the qualifi cations on an hour-for-hour basis of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Approval No.PCE 1272.

This educational activity is recognized by the California Board of Psychology as meeting the continuing education requirements toward license renewal for California psychologists.

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Course Outline:
For course slides, please visit this link.

7:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:20 Welcome
Robert B. Baron, MD, MS, and Stanley Rogers, MD

SESSION 1- Understanding Obesity: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology and Clinical Manifestations
Moderator: Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

8:30 Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Diabetes: Making the Connections
Alka Kanaya, MD

8:55 Obesity and Poverty: Impact of Environment, Food Insecurity, Cultural Norms and Targeted Advertising
Hiliary Seligman, MD

9:20 Chilhood Obesity: Behavioral Aberration or Biochemical Drive
Robert Lustig, MD

9:45 Panel and Audience Discussion
Alka Kanaya, MD, Hiliary Seligman, MD, Robert Lustig, MD

10:10 Break

SESSION 2 - Obesity Therapy: Diet, Exercise, Behavioral Strategies, and Medications
Moderator: Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

10:30 What’s Eating You? Dealing with the Stress-Eating Relationship
Lisa M. Groesz, PhD

10:55 Diet and Exercise Strategies for Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance
Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

11:20 Medications for Obesity: Why No Magic Bullets?
Nancy Nkansah, PharmD

11:45 Panel and Audience Discussion
Nancy Nkansah, PharmD, Lisa M. Groesz, PhD, and Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

12:10 Lunch (On Your Own)

SESSION 3 - Bariatric Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Perspective
Moderator: Stanley Rogers, MD

1:20 Psychologic Assessment and Management of Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery
David Elkin, MD

1:45 Perioperative Assessment and Anesthetic Risk of the Obese
Errol Lobo, MD

2:10 Bariatric Surgery and the GI Tract: Patient Selection, Nutrient Absorption and Endoscopic Approaches
John Cello, MD

2:35 Panel and Audience Discussion
David Elkin, MD, Errol Lobo, MD and John Cello, MD

3:00 Break

SESSION 4 - Bariatric Surgery: State-of-the-Art
Moderator: Stanley Rogers, MD

3:20 Current Issues in Bariatric Surgery: Patient Selection, Surgical Approaches, and Management of Complications
Stanley Rogers, MD

3:45 Treating Diabetes with Bariatric Surgery
Guillherme Campos, MD

4:10 Bariatric Surgery for Patients with End-Organ Failure
David Salzberg, MD

4:35 Panel and Audience Discussion
Stanley Rogers, MD, Guillherme Campos, MD, and David Salzberg, MD

5:00 Adjourn

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Robert B. Baron, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine; Associate Dean for
Graduate and Continuing Medical Education;
Vice Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine

Stanley J. Rogers, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery; Chief, Minimally
Invasive Surgery; Department of Surgery

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Guilherme M. Campos, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery University of
Wisconsin, Madison Madison, WI

(University of California, San Francisco)

John Cello, MD
Professor of Medicine and Surgery; Medical
Director, UCSF Bariatric Clinic; Gastroenterologist,
San Francisco General Hospital

G. David Elkin, MD
Professor of Psychiatry

Lisa M. Groesz, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Psychiatry
University of California, San Francisco

Alka Kanaya, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
and Biostatistics

Errol Lobo, MD
Professor of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care

Robert H. Lustig, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology
Director, Weight Assessment for Teen and Child
Health (WATCH) Clinic

Nancy Nkansah, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Assistant Professor School of Pharmacy

David Salzberg, MD
Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery

Hiliary Seligman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF Center for
Vulnerable Populations San Francisco General

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Travel & Lodging:
UCSF Laurel Heights Campus
3333 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

A small block of rooms has been reserved one block away at the Laurel Inn at a special conference rate per night.
Phone:(800) 552-8735 or (415) 567-8467
Fax: (415) 928-1866
When placing reservations by phone or by fax with the hotel, please mention the UCSF Obesity Summit 2010 conference.

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received in writing before the first day of the course will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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