December 2022 Top 5 on the 5th

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

This video has been archived.

ASMBS Integrated Health Presidential Message

This video has been archived.

2. Education & Events

3. Committee Updates

Find the CBN Committee on Facebook!

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 Please contact us at 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