State-of-the-Art Obesity Management in the Primary Care Setting

Access our robust online slide library covering the management of obesity in the primary care setting. Expert faculty in weight management developed content related to epidemiology, pathophysiology, and complications of obesity; screening and diagnosis; patient counseling; case studies; nonpharmacologic therapies; and pharmacologic therapies. Choose your topic interests and customize your own slide deck to broaden your knowledge and improve the care and outcomes of patients with obesity.
Obesity is not a lifestyle choice or a failure of willpower. It is a chronic disease, and it affects more than 40% of adults in the US. Do you wonder…
  • How to talk to patients about their weight?
  • When and how to incorporate pharmacologic therapies within individualized management plans for patients with obesity?
  • Why patients with obesity often struggle with maintaining weight loss?
Customize your learning experience now and find the answers to these questions and more!
Educational Partner: The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL)

Medium: Online Presentation

Commercial Support: Supported by an educational grant from Lilly.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for the multidisciplinary clinical team managing patients with obesity in the primary care practice setting.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss new targeted treatment approaches in the setting of triple-negative breast cancer;
  • Assess the current evidence and treatment recommendations with the PARPIs for TNBC;
  • Implement strategies to facilitate the use of novel therapies for TNBC in community-based settings.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Laurie Novoryta
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
  Caroline Apovian, MD
  Professor of Medicine
  Harvard Medical School
  Co-Director, Center for Weight Management and Wellness
  Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  Boston, MA
  Silvana Pannain, MD
  Associate Professor
  Obesity Medicine Director for the Center for Weight and Metabolic Health
  University of Chicago
  Chicago, IL

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 Center 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 enduring material for a maximum of  3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals 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.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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