This virtual education program is dedicated to sharing information about obesity and nutrition with colleagues and physicians from a range of specialties. Our aim is to provide increased skills and knowledge to evaluate and treat patients with obesity and related co-morbidities.

Who can attend these sessions?

These sessions are open to any interested physicians, nurses, student, residents, fellows or allied health professionals interested in learning more about these topics. Our sessions cannot accommodate patient participants at this time. Learn about the free bariatric surgery information sessions we offer patients.

Obesity and Nutrition Program Schedule
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. CST 

August 23, 2022 — Special Topics Session, “Integration of Psychogastroenterology into GI Practice”
with Alyse Bedell, PhD and Jessica Naftaly, PhD from Michigan Medicine

October 25, 2022 —
with Mustafa Hussain, MD

January 24, 2023 —
with Marcia Tan, MD

April 25, 2023 —
with Lori Welstead, MS, RD, LDN

Frequently Asked Questions

When are the meetings held?
The fourth Tuesday of the month

Are the sessions recorded?
At this time, we do not offer a recorded version of these conferences

How do you protect patient privacy?
No identifying information about patients is shared during these sessions, in compliance with HIPAA laws.

Sign up to participate in our virtual obesity and nutrition series

Interested in attending or want to learn more? Simply complete this form to notify our team. Our coordinator will follow up promptly. Specific questions? Email: GITelehealth@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu. (* indicates required fields.)

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