Membership Benefits

» Complimentary subscription to the digital and print versions of SOARD, Surgery for Obesity And Related Diseases*. » Discounted registration to the ASMBS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek, Spring Event and post-graduate CE courses. » Your practice and contact information in our membership registry, searchable by prospective patients. » Access to members-only documents and online resources. » Eligibility to join your local ASMBS State Chapter  which provides educational lectures and lobbies towards state political issues and local…

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Integrated Health Membership Committee

The function of the IH Membership Committee is to act as liaison for members to ensure needs of membership are being met by the society, address member concerns, review membership applications, assist applicants in the application process when necessary, stimulate membership, and ensure access of members to society benefits.

» Increase membership » Decrease attrition » Assist applicants in the membership process

Adam Dungey, BSN, RN

Colleen Berg, FNP-C, CBN

Heidi Bednarchuk, APRN CNS Tammy…

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Membership Committee

Keith Sharf, DO, FASMBS Chair Vafa Shayani, MD, FASMBS Co-Chair Raul Rosenthal, MD, FASMBS Executive Council Liaison Anthony Petrick, MD – Immediate Past Chair Raul Rosenthal, MD, FASMBS-EC Liaison Adam Dungey, IH Committee Liaison Naif Alenazi, MD, FASMBS Philip Cohen, MD, FASMBS Darrell Doucette, MD, FASMBS Christopher DuCoin, MD Stephanie Dunkle-Blatter, MD Robert Lim, MD, FASMBS Aurora Pryor, MD, FASMBS Erik Lough, MD, FASMBS Scott Monte, MD Prakash Paragi, MD Jon Pressett, MD Kamran Samakar,…

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ASMBS Membership Committee Spotlight

ASMBS is more than 4,000 members strong, a reflection of the growing importance of the organization and the value it continually strives to bring to its diverse membership. connect asked ASMBS Membership Committee Chair, John Kelly, MD, chief of General Surgery at UMass Memorial Medical Center, about the work of the committee and what it does to serve current members and attract new ones.

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Circle of Excellence Award

The true strength of our Society is in the support, dedication and talent of its membership.  The Integrated Health Executive Council and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) recognize that members practicing in the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery deserve recognition for the dedication, commitment, care and expertise they provide to patients, families and colleagues every day.  The COE Award is given to a deserving provider who exemplifies compassion and dedication…

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ASMBS Research Grant Program

The submission window for the 2017 ASMBS Research Grant program has closed.

The ASMBS Research Grant award program has been initiated to encourage research in the field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Grant funding has been made available to our members in hopes that funding through ASMBS will lead to additional extramural funding. Awards are conferred on a competitive basis by submission of a grant application that is reviewed and evaluated by the ASMBS…

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