Research is an important aspect of providing quality improvement and outcomes for our patients, as is information reported in the mainstream media. By staying current, we are able to provide patients the best of care and the information they need to succeed in their weight loss.

connect, The Official News Magazine of ASMBS

Members are encouraged to use connect, ASMBS’ online news magazine, to find articles related to bariatric surgery. Each issue features recent news and noteworthy events, and the editors compile trending stories of the previous week. Read the current issue of connect and search past issues at connect.asmbs.org.

Publications Related to Integrated Health

Many of our members have published articles in academic journals and the mainstream media. Explore articles published by our members here.

For members who are involved or are planning to be involved in research related to bariatric surgery, please consider applying for the ASMBS Integrated Health Research Grant. The award is given to health care providers whose projects will provide valuable information to the field. Recipients are selected by Integrated Health Abstract Committee.

News & Updates for MBSAQIP

Members can stay aware of news and updates for MBSAQIP, the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, on the American College of Surgeons website.