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ASMBS Foundation LEAD Awards Preview

ASMBS Foundation LEAD Awards Preview

| September 1, 2019

by Rami Lutfi, MD Dear Friends and Colleagues, Fall is an exciting and busy time of year for the ASMBS Foundation. This November, the ASMBS Foundation will host its second annual Gala & LEAD Awards during ObesityWeek in Las Vegas. As we take pause, I invite you to join us for an evening of celebration […]

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Who Will Take Home a 2019 LEAD Award?

Who Will Take Home a 2019 LEAD Award?

| July 1, 2019

Do you know an ASMBS member who has shown outstanding dedication to the mission of the ASMBS Foundation, made contributions to patient safety, is an exemplary educator, or has made breakthroughs in surgical methods?  Let us know by nominating them for one of our seven annual LEAD Awards at www.ASMBSFoundation.org/lead. Outstanding Achievement. The ASMBS Foundation’s […]

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Are You AWARE? ASMBS Foundation Launches New Program

Are You AWARE? ASMBS Foundation Launches New Program

| June 1, 2019

A Message from Foundation President Rami Lutfi, MD Dear Friends and Colleagues, As we approach the second half of 2019, I am excited to share with you new initiatives taking place within the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation. We began the year under the leadership of a new Executive Director, Michael […]

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The State of the ASMBS Foundation

The State of the ASMBS Foundation

| March 1, 2019

A Message from Foundation President Rami Lutfi, MD Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am happy to share with you that 2019 is off to a fantastic start for the ASMBS Foundation. In reflecting on the success of the Gala and Walk from Obesity program, it would not have been possible without the unwavering support of […]

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ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity

ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity

| December 1, 2018

As another year comes to an end, we’d like to take a moment to look back and reflect on our accomplishments. 2018 was a year of growth and change for the American Society for Metabolic and Metabolic Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation. We held 22 outstanding Walk from Obesity events and celebrated the 15th anniversary of this […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—September 2018

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—September 2018

| September 1, 2018

by Rami E. Lutfi, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chairman of Surgery, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center; Director, Presence Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—May 2018

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—May 2018

| May 1, 2018

by Rami E. Lutfi, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chairman of Surgery, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center; Director, Presence Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—November 2017

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—November 2017

| November 1, 2017

  by Connie Stillwell Ms. Stillwell is the Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. Bariatric Times. 2017;14(11):25. LEAD Awards. The ASMBS Foundation’s annual LEAD Awards ceremony will be held on October 30 in conjunction with Obesity Week 2017. Each year, we honor members of the metabolic and bariatric surgery community who have shown outstanding leadership […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—July 2017

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—July 2017

| July 1, 2017

by Connie Stillwell Ms. Stillwell is the Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. Walk from Obesity Updates. We want to recognize the four Walk from Obesity event locations that took place this spring. Together these locations raised over $30,000 to support obesity awareness, research, education, and access to care. Thank you to our event leaders, […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—May 2017

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—May 2017

| May 1, 2017

by Connie Stillwell Ms. Stillwell is the Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. Cookbook Now Available! Under the lead of our current board president, Dr. Marina Kurian, we have worked tirelessly to bring you our newest cookbook entitled “Deliciously Healthy! Recipes from Around the Country.” Hundreds of recipes were submitted, reviewed, edited, cooked and photographed […]

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