Community Engaged Learning in Obesity for Medical Students

2022-04-14T11:06:42-04:00April 14th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When we published our second Report Card on Access to Obesity Treatment back in 2019, one of the findings highlighted a significant issue in obesity management that has been echoed by our community members over and over. That is, the severe lack [...]

Obesity Canada Professional Education Platform Launch

2022-03-28T11:45:06-04:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our new professional education platform. Obesity Canada is a leader in providing practice-changing continuing education on obesity care for healthcare professionals. Our new learning pathway has been developed to help family and [...]

The ASCEND Global Obesity Training Centre Programme

2022-05-17T14:46:38-04:00February 1st, 2022|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

Welcome to the ASCEND Global Obesity Training Centre Programme Apply to join the training session on 25–29 April 2022 with the team from the Edmonton Bariatric Subspecialty Clinic  The ASCEND Global Obesity Training Centre Programme is seeking health-care professionals in Canada who [...]

OC-SNP Chapters are Looking for New Members!

2021-08-11T11:56:07-04:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Audrey St-Laurent in collaboration with six OC-SNP chapters. Audrey is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Nutrition at Laval University. She is also the current Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. Six OC-SNP chapters generously provided [...]

Healthcare Professionals: We Want to Hear From You on CME!

2021-08-16T10:22:24-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

This needs assessment survey has closed. Thank you for your participation. Obesity Canada prides itself on providing engaging, practical education opportunities on obesity management, and we need to know what you want to see in future programs. Please take a three-minute [...]

What it’s like to grow up in a larger body: A letter to parents

2020-11-06T15:07:58-05:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Dear Parents, Fat. Chubby. Overweight. Too big.  How do you feel when you read those words?  We know that many parents worry about their children’s weight. Our parents did. You see, we grew up in larger bodies. But sometimes, we felt [...]

Obesity Canada participates in the European/International Congress on Obesity scheduled for September 1-4, 2020

2020-08-31T12:53:26-04:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines|Tags: , , , , , , |

On September 1, 2020 between 16:15 and 17:45 PM Central European Time, Dr. Mary Forhan and Dr. Ximena Ramos Salas will be participating in the Obesity Stigma Workshop hosted in collaboration with the European Association for the Study of Obesity, the [...]

Go to Top