December 2022 Edition
1. Presidential Messages
Teresa LaMasters, MD FACS FASMBS DABOM and Nate Sann, MSN FNP-BC deliver the monthly Presidential Video Message. Hear about the current state of the Society and upcoming events.
ASMBS Presidential Message
- NEW! FDA Approved Bariatric Devices
- AM23 Abstract Submission Deadline Extended!
- Renew Your Membership and Update Your Member Profile
ASMBS Integrated Health Presidential Message
2. Education & Events
3. Committee Updates
Stay Tuned! A virtual IH Networking Event is Coming in January!
4. Membership News
Renewal Your ASMBS Membership By January 1, 2023!
All memberships must be renewed annually. Membership is on a calendar-year basis (January – December).
Don’t lose your membership benefits! Members can pay their 2023 dues online today by logging in at ASMBS.org/Dashboard . Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions or assistance. Thank you for your continued support of ASMBS!
5. Advocacy & Access to Care
OCC November 2022 Advocacy Report
Prospects for Passage of TROA Fading Fast
Final ICER Report Includes Promising Recommendations for Obesity Care
See the latest Obesity Care Continuum Advocacy Report
Attention HCA Hospital Affiliated ASMBS Members!
Please see the 2023 HCA Employee WLS Determination , which looks much like the new ASMBS/IFSO Guidelines.
Treating Obesity Should Be Our Healthcare Moonshot
Opinion article submitted to MedPage Today by John Magaña Morton, MD, MPH, MHA