Zolik Family Pediatric Nutrition Month: Indications, Mechanisms, and Outcomes of Pediatric Bariatric Surgery

March 26, 2024
We invite you to join us for the Zolik Family Pediatric Nutrition Month CME webinar series!
These free webinars will feature pediatric nutrition experts from around the country sharing information to assist you in caring for your patients and their families.
The Pediatric Nutrition Month CME webinar series is made possible thanks to a philanthropic gift from the Zolik Family.
Unlock the complexities of pediatric nutrition, where we'll delve into the indications, benefits, and potential complications of pediatric bariatric surgery. We will dissect the metabolic changes that underlie the efficacy of these interventions. Grounded in the latest research, this activity is curated for healthcare professionals seeking a deeper understanding of managing pediatric obesity. Secure your spot now for a unique opportunity to gain practical insights, navigate the evolving landscape of pediatric nutritional care, and contribute to enhanced patient outcomes. Join us for a session that promises to be both enlightening and impactful!
Learn about our other Nutrition Month programs!

March 5 Webinar
March 12 Webinar
March 19 Webinar

Target Audience

This activity is designed for clinicians practicing general and subspecialty pediatrics, surgeons, dieticians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals interested in a scientifically sound approach to managing primary and disease-related nutritional disorders in children.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recall current evidence-based criteria for pediatric bariatric surgery;
  • State mechanisms of metabolic changes induced by pediatric bariatric surgery;
  • Describe how to apply current evidence-based criteria for pediatric bariatric surgery to practice;
  • Discuss bariatric surgery outcomes in youth, including metabolic benefits, complications, and risks.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Natalie Pabijan
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
03/26/2024 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
03/26/2024 - 1:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Online Webinar
Chicago, IL
United States
Visit the Comer Children's Hospital website!

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact Natalie Pabijan via email at Natalie.Pabijan@bsd.uchicago.edu.
The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
Stavra Xanthakos, MD  Stavra Xanthakos, MD
  Professor of Pediatrics
  University of Cincinnati

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.


Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Participant Credit
Other participants will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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