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Beyond the scales – emerging strategies to improve metabolic outcomes for people with obesity

June 25 from 6:15 pm8:15 pm PDT

Supported By: an independent medical educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Program Description

Join our expert faculty as they explore this critical topic in a dynamic interactive, accredited symposium!

Date and timing

  • Sunday 25 June 2023
  • 18:15 – 18:45 – registration and buffet dinner
  • 18:45 – 20:15 – symposium


  • Hilton San Diego Bayfront
  • Room Indigo AE

Program agenda

  • Why do we need new treatments for obesity?

Robert Kushner (Program Chair), Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA

  • Are dual agonists the missing piece in the obesity treatment puzzle?

Jennifer Green, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, USA

  • Beyond the scales – improving clinical outcomes for people with obesity

Lee Kaplan, The Obesity and Metabolism Institute, Boston, USA

Program overview

Join a highly interactive, engaging symposium featuring interactive audience questions that focus on the heterogeneous nature of obesity and its link with other comorbid conditions, with discussion from expert faculty.

The program will consider obesity as a multifactorial disease that requires continual advances in care to improve weight and cardiometabolic outcomes. Faculty will review novel treatment pathways that take into consideration the biology of obesity and the role of the liver and other metabolic organs in obesity. Expert-led, knowledge-driven presentations will answer questions around the complex pathophysiological pathways involved in obesity, discuss the need for newer therapies, and focus on clinical data supporting a role for new and emerging agents to improve broader metabolic outcomes in people with obesity.

Co-provided by International Medical Press Ltd. and the Institute for Medical and Nursing Education, Inc.

The Institute for Medical and Nursing Education, Inc. (IMNE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. IMNE designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is supported by an independent medical educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Save your seat now! Pre-registration ensures priority admission to the activity if attendance exceeds room capacity. No fee is required for this activity.

Register here:


Robert Kushner, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and Medical Education
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL, USA

Lee Kaplan, MD, PHD
The Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition Institute
Boston, MA, USA

Jennifer Green, MD
Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition
Department of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC, USA


For further information [email protected]

On Demand

  • On Demand Start Date: 2023-07-03
  • On Demand Start Time: 09:00 am
  • On Demand End Date: 2023-10-03
  • On Demand End Time: 11:59 pm


June 25
6:15 pm — 8:15 pm PDT
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