The FELLOW Project

Fellowship Educational Lectures & Learning Objectives Webinars

Introducing a recurring ASMBS-endorsed program organized to fulfill the didactic requirements for ASMBS certification and standardize the required Fellowship Council Curriculum. Join us for this monthly interactive web-based and high quality series featuring renowned content experts in bariatric surgery. Click here for more information about the ASMBS Fellowship Certificate.

Register ahead of time for one of the following options:

  • Live: First Friday of Each Month at 7am EST
  • Replay: Same Day at 12pm PST / 3pm EST

Recordings of each session will also be made available on demand in the ASMBS Webinar Archive.

Schedule of Upcoming Webinars


January 5, 2024

Panelists: TBD

Past Webinar Recordings

2023-2024 Series

  • The FELLOW Project: Busting Bariatric Myths, Nova Szoka, MD and Sarah Samreen, MD | Oct. 6, 2023
  • The FELLOW Project: How To NOT Mess Up A Sleeve Gastrectomy, Charles Thompson, III, MD and Sachin Kukreja, MD | Sep. 1, 2023
  • The FELLOW Project: Multimodal Therapy for Obesity, Teresa LaMasters, MD | Aug. 4, 2023

2022-2023 Series

  • The FELLOW Project: Obesity, Cancer, and Bariatric Surgery, Raul Rosenthal, MD and Ana Pena, MD | Jul. 7, 2023
  • The FELLOW Project: Bariatric Brain Busters: How to Manage Gallbladders and Hernias Before, During, and After Bariatric Surgery, Fernando Santos, MD and Jacob Greenberg, MD | May 5, 2023
  • The FELLOW Project: Lap Bands, What Are They and What Do I do With Them? Ann Rogers, MD and Corrigan McBride, MD | Apr. 7, 2023
  • The FELLOW Project: Nonsurgical Weight Loss Options, Mary Dagen, MD and Kevin Reavis, MD | Mar. 3, 2023
  • The FELLOW Project: BPDDS and SADI: An Overview and A How To, Shaina Eckhouse, MD and Peter Ng, MD | Feb. 3, 2023
  • The FELLOW Project: Robotic Bariatric Surgery, Francesca Dimou, MD and Michael Edwards, MD | Jan. 6 2023
  • The FELLOW Project: Surgical Treatment of Weight Recurrence following Bariatric Surgery, Matthew Davis, MD and Saniea Majid, MD | Dec. 2, 2022
  • The FELLOW Project: Bariatric Bypasses, Helmuth Billy, MD and John Rodriguez, MD | Nov. 4, 2022
  • The FELLOW Project: Medical Maladies Following Bariatric Surgery, Mary-Elizabeth Patti, MD and Samer Mattar, MD | Oct. 7, 2022
  • The FELLOW Project: Sleeve Gastrectomy Video Review: Technique, Tips, and Tricks Presented by an Expert Panel | Sep. 2, 2022
  • The FELLOW Project: An Overview of Bariatric Surgery in the US, Shanu Kothari, MD | Aug. 5, 2022

2021-2022 Series

  • Advocacy and Access To Care: What Are the Issues at Hand and How Can I Help? L. Renee Hilton-Rowe, MD and Joe Northup, MD | Jun. 2, 2023
  • Mechanisms of Action of Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery, Maria Altieri, MD and Scott Shikora, MD | Jul. 1, 2022
  • Complications of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Marina Kurian, MD and Matthew Brengman, MD | Jun. 3, 2022
  • History, Evolution, and Outcomes of Sleeve Gastrectomy, Shaina Eckhouse, MD and Raul Rosenthal, MD | May 6, 2022
  • Nutritional Guidelines and Complications after Bariatric Surgery, Nina Crowley, PhD RD LD and Rickesha Wilson, MD | Apr. 1, 2022
  • Management of GERD and Dysphagia after Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery, Maher El Chaar, MD and Keith King, MD | Mar. 4, 2022
  • Obesity – Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Mechanisms of Action, Faiz Shariff, MD and Crystal Johnson-Mann, MD | Feb. 4, 2022
  • SADI-S – Optimization, Technique and Outcomes, Candice Chipman, MD and Mitch Roslin, MD | Jan. 7, 2022
  • The Future of Bariatric Surgery – Emerging Procedures and Technology, Matthew Kroh, MD and Ozanan Meireles, MD | Dec. 3, 2021
  • Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass – Technical Pearls and Variations, Pearl Ma, MD and Abdelrahman Nimeri, MD | Nov. 5, 2021
  • Bariatric Job-Market and Employment Models for Current Bariatric Fellows, Paul Severson, MD and Panel | Oct. 1, 2021
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents, Thomas Inge, MD PhD and Numa Perez, MD | Sep. 3, 2021
  • Perioperative Care in Bariatric Surgery, Farah Husain, MD FACS FASMBS and Stacy Brethauer, MD FASMBS | Aug. 6, 2021

2020-2021 Series

  • Access to Care and Health Insurance Obstacles, Joe Northup, MD and Walter Lindstrom | July 2, 2021
  • Management of Management of Complex Situations in Metabolic Surgery | June 4, 2021
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy – Technical Guidelines and Management of Post-operative Complications, Anjali Gresens, MD and Eric Pauli, MD | May 7, 2021
  • GERD and Obesity – Choice of Procedure and Options for Revision, Andre Teixeira, MD and Dana Portenier, MD | Apr. 2, 2021
  • Weight Regain, Diabetes Control and Surgical Options for Revision, Abdelrahman Nimeri, MD and Vadim Sherman, MD | Mar. 5, 2021
  • Gastric Bypass, Drs. Kelvin Higa, MD FASMBS and Shaneeta Johnson, MD FASMBS FACS | Feb. 5, 2021
  • The Evidence for Metabolic Surgery, Dr. Philip R. Schauer, MD | Jan. 8, 2021
  • Psychologic Considerations Before and After Bariatric Surgery, Drs. Leslie Heinberg, PhD and Gretchen Ames, PhD | Dec. 4, 2020
  • Peri-operative Management Pearl in Bariatric Surgery, Drs. Ann Rogers, MD FASMBS and S. Julie-Ann Lloyd, MD PhD | Nov. 6, 2020
  • Endoscopy for the Bariatric Surgeon, Dr.s Bipan Chand, MD FASMBS & Leena Khaitan, MD MPH | Oct. 2, 2020
  • Duodenal Switch & The SADI-S, Drs. Daniel Cottam, MD and Folahan Ayoola, MD FASMBS | Sep. 4, 2020
  • The Importance of Social Equality and Justice in our Specialty, Dr. Monique Hassan, MD, FACS | Aug. 7, 2020