BEAM-ED (Bariatric Examination, Assessment, and Management in the Emergency Department) is a web based clinical tool developed as a collaborative project by the ASMBS and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) in effort to fulfill an ACEP objective to compile clinical resources for the care of bariatric patients in the emergency department.
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…
Obesity has been recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association in 2013. Bariatric and metabolic surgery is a proven, effective and enduring treatment for obese patients in need. Bariatric and metabolic surgery strives to provide the most innovative therapies for obese patients. As new devices and procedures emerge, the ASMBS leads the way in creating, evaluating and implementing devices and procedures for obesity. At this time, the society supports the following procedures:
ASMBS total bariatric procedures numbers from 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 are based on the best estimation from available data.
The 13th Annual ASMBS Research Grant Award Program is now accepting applications.
Read five points physicians and patients should keep in mind, a resource assembled by the ABIM Foundation as part of its Choosing Wisely initiative.
You can view the latest information on emerging technologies. Information is provided by the ASMBS Emerging Technologies and Procedures Committee.