Student Travel Awards – 8th Annual Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Conference

2020-04-15T13:59:33-04:00 April 15th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 8th conference will focus on a range of topics that impact the prevention and treatment of obesity beyond the clinic setting, considering [...]

8th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity; November 2-4 2020

2020-01-24T10:06:17-05:00 January 24th, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , , , |

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of prevention and management of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 8th Conference will focus on connecting research, policy and practice to enhance effective interventions targeting multiple populations and settings. [...]

Learn How To Help Your Patients Living With Obesity; Edmonton, AB Event! January 28, 2020

2020-01-16T11:34:50-05:00 January 16th, 2020|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

This event is open to member physicians and their multidisciplinary team members from any of the Edmonton Zone Primary Care Networks. January 28, 2020 5:30PM - 8:00PM St. Basil's Cultural Centre; 10819 71Ave NW, Edmonton Registration: plp-help-your-patients-living-with-obesity.eventbrite.ca or call 587.758.6890 [...]

International Behavioural Trials Network (IBTN) Conference and Summer School: May 2020, Montreal

2019-12-18T13:27:48-05:00 December 18th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

IBTN, which is co-led by Drs. Kim Lavoie (Montreal, CAN), Greg Ninot (Montpellier, FR) and myself, is made up of a group of international experts in the area of behavioural interventions and trials. It was conceived after years of mutual and [...]

Update to the MDBriefCase Website: CBE & AOMP

2019-10-01T17:17:33-04:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

ALERT Our partner is working to resolve all AOMP issues by Friday, October 4. As you may have noticed, AdvancingPractice.com recently merged with its sister site MDBriefCase. When you next visit the site, you’ll be automatically redirected to MBriefCase.com. As part [...]

Living with Osteoarthritis and Obesity: Hearing Stories of Patients’ Healthcare Experiences

2019-10-01T18:17:29-04:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Post-doc fellow: Elly Park, PhD Supervisors: Mary Forhan, PhD and Allyson Jones, PhD University of Alberta, Faculty of Rehabiliation Medicine In this project, patients with obesity seeking treatment for OA share their healthcare experiences situated in everyday lives. Digital stories, as [...]

It’s Time to Change How WE Treat Obesity: Obesity Education that is Practical, Useful and Clinically Relevant

2019-10-01T14:20:26-04:00 September 18th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Join Dr. Ali Zentner and Dr. Yoni Freedhoff for a comprehensive course in Obesity Medicine. This is a unique and practical two-day educational boot camp taught by two of the country’s leading experts in the field.  The interactive experience will offer [...]

2019-07-22T16:29:18-04:00 July 22nd, 2019|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

REGISTER HERE Overview Do you deliver primary care to patients living with obesity? 6 million Canadians are living with obesity, yet many healthcare professionals feel uncomfortable managing this chronic condition. During this SCOPE-accredited program leaders from our own professional communities [...]

New CPD program for Heathcare Professionals: The Obesity-Cancer Link

2019-08-16T09:13:28-04:00 July 19th, 2019|Categories: OC Online CE|Tags: , |

Obesity has become a global epidemic, with rates increasing dramatically in the last few decades. Despite the attention obesity has been gaining in the past years, the link between obesity and cancer remains under-recognized. Researchers believe that obesity will soon overtake [...]

10th Learning Retreat on the Principles and Practice of Interdisciplinary Obesity Management: February 27 & 28, 2020!

2019-10-01T17:27:44-04:00 May 16th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

February 27 & 28 2020 *NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond our control, the upcoming Learning Retreat on the Principles and Practice of Interdisciplinary Obesity Management scheduled for October 10 &11, 2019 in Toronto has had a date adjustment and will be held in [...]

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