Most authoritative stakeholders agree obesity is a disease. Nevertheless, some major gaps remain in actually living up to that assertion. This roundtable discussion on the evolving Position of The Obesity Society and Action Plan to define and address gaps in systematic adoption of recommendations. Participants will update the official possition of The Obesity Society on obesity as a disease, as well as define plans to engage a broad base of stakeholders to endorse /adopt position and participate in joint efforts to drive action to address gaps. A prioritized inventory and action plan will be a key output.