This session will review three recent obesity educational initiatives underway for trainees – the Obesity Medical Education Collaborative (OMEC) which has developed obesity focused competencies and benchmarks using the six Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Domains, review of the three-step United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) for obesity-related items, and an exemplar of an undergraduate curriculum in obesity instruction.


8:30am Obesity Education for Trainees: From Instruction and Development of Competencies to Testing
Robert F Kushner, MD