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ASMBS Track at IFSO 25th World Congress

ASMBS will host a specialized CME-eligible educational track at the 25th IFSO 25th World Congress, October 19th – 23rd, in Miami, Florida. Join esteemed faculty and speakers for two days of new and engaging courses.

Thursday, October 21st

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET
Top 10 Papers in Past 5 Years
Influential studies in the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery will be presented and discussed by the experts in the field.

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM ET
Must See – Invited Videos!
This Video course is designed to help highlight the technical nuances, complications and strategies to reduce complications in performing complex revisional Bariatric procedures. The course will include discussions and interactive sessions to help navigate revisional Surgery.

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM ET
The Great Debates: Pros and Cons by the Experts
This course is designed to debate and discuss some of the current and hot topics in bariatric surgery. Come listen to leaders in our field debate and discuss these in an entertaining and lively forum.

Friday, October 22nd

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET
Complications and How I Deal with Them: Video Debate
This course will have two surgeons debate the surgical approach to challenging complications. The speakers will use videos to demonstrate their preferred method on the approach to deal with post- surgical issues. The audience will vote to determine the winner of each debate with a final victor selected.

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET
The Core Topics: Focus Practice Designation

Visit for more program information. There is no separate registration for the ASMBS track and attendees must register through IFSO to participate.

Accreditation Statement


The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) at the highest honor, Accreditation with Commendation, by providing continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery designates this virtual live activity for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Up to 9.5 hours of self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program requirements are available.


International Physicians are formally eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢.


Nursing Credits up to 3.5 CE contact hours are provided by Taylor College, Los Angeles, California possibly may not be accepted for national certification. Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP-3285, for the stated number of contact hours.


For events that are LIVE WEBINARS, you can claim credits using Activity Type 171. You will receive a CE Certificate from ASMBS with the number of credits for the activity. Keep this certificate for your records. Live webinars/teleseminars do NOT need prior approval as long as they meet the core criteria listed at ASMBS meets these criteria for their events.

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