CURRENT ISSUE: VOL. 19, ISSUE 1, JANUARY 2022

Bariatric Times Announces New Clinical Editors

Bariatric Times Announces New Clinical Editors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania, January 6, 2022—Bariatric Times announced today the appointment of Richard M. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, and Jennifer C. Seger, MD, FOMA, as Clinical Editors of the journal, effective January 1, 2022. They will succeed John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM, and Christopher D. Still, DO, […]

Thank You and Farewell!

Thank You and Farewell!

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM, is the Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Readers, I want to wish everyone a very Happy Holidays and of […]

Thanks for the Memories!

Thanks for the Memories!

Christopher D. Still, DO, FACP, FTOS, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, Happy New Year! It is my hope that each and every one of you had a healthy, happy […]

Are We Graduating Too Many Bariatric Surgeons?

Are We Graduating Too Many Bariatric Surgeons?

by Adrian Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Dan is Medical Director, Weight Management Institute at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times 2022;19(1):8–9 […]

Bile Reflux following Single-Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy (SADI-S) and its Surgical Treatment

Bile Reflux following Single-Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy (SADI-S) and its Surgical Treatment

by Amit Surve, MD; Daniel Cottam, MD; and Walter Medlin, MD, FACS  Drs. Surve, Cottam, and Medlin are with Bariatric Medicine Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Dr. Cottam is part of the speaker bureau for Medtronic and has been awarded a research grant by Medtronic […]

CONTINUING EDUCATION

COVID-19 and Obesity—Nursing Accredited

COVID-19 and Obesity—Nursing Accredited

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Nurses earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions To access post-test and obtain credit, visit www.tinyurl.com/BTCE-August2021 (This activity is approved for nurses only).  Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by August 1, 2022. Participants must answer at least 70% of […]

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Loss Maintenance—Nursing Accredited

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Loss Maintenance—Nursing Accredited

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Nurses earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions To access post-test and obtain credit, visit www.tinyurl.com/BTCE-March2021 (This activity is approved for nurses only).  Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by March 1, 2022. Participants must answer at least 70% of […]

Nutrient Deficiencies Involved in the Development of Neurological Conditions after Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery—Nursing Accredited

Nutrient Deficiencies Involved in the Development of Neurological Conditions after Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery—Nursing Accredited

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Nurses earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions  Visit http://tinyurl.com/BTCE-Core4Part4-Nursing to access the post-test. Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by October 1, 2022. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit […]

The Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Calcium and Vitamin D Status—Nursing Accredited

The Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Calcium and Vitamin D Status—Nursing Accredited

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Nurses earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions Visit http://tinyurl.com/BTCE-Core4Part3-Nursing to access the post-test. Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by June 1, 2022. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit […]

The Increasing Prevalence and Dangerous Association Between Obesity and Atrial Fibrillation—Nursing Accredited

The Increasing Prevalence and Dangerous Association Between Obesity and Atrial Fibrillation—Nursing Accredited

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Nurses earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions To access post-test and obtain credit, visit www.tinyurl.com/BTCE-March2020 (This activity is approved for nurses only). Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by March 1, 2022. Participants must answer at least 70% of […]

RAISING THE STANDARD

Raising the Standard: Current Quality Standards in Bariatric Surgical Fellowship Training

Raising the Standard: Current Quality Standards in Bariatric Surgical Fellowship Training

by Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair, Department of Surgery, South Shore University Hospital; Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, North Shore and South Shore University […]

The Relation of Psychological Safety to Patient Safety and Quality Metrics and Provider Wellness: Part 2

The Relation of Psychological Safety to Patient Safety and Quality Metrics and Provider Wellness: Part 2

by Kristen Demertzis, PhD, ABPP-CN, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Demertzis is Chief of Neuropsychology, South Shore University Hospital; Director of Resident and Fellow Mentorship and Faculty Development, OB/GYN Departments, South Shore University and Huntington Hospitals; Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Psychiatry, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in Hempstead, […]

Raising the Standard: The Relation of Psychological Safety to Patient Safety and Quality Metrics and Provider Wellness

Raising the Standard: The Relation of Psychological Safety to Patient Safety and Quality Metrics and Provider Wellness

by Kristen Demertzis, PhD, ABPP-CN; Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Demertzis is Chief of Neuropsychology, South Shore University Hospital; Director of Resident and Fellow Mentorship and Faculty Development, OB/GYN Departments, South Shore University and Huntington Hospitals; Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Psychiatry, Zucker School […]

Raising the Standard: Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2021 Annual Meeting Synopsis

Raising the Standard: Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2021 Annual Meeting Synopsis

by David Pechman, MDMBA; Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Pechman is Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra, Northwell Health-South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore, New York. Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, […]

Raising the Standard: The Role of the Clinical Pharmacist in the Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient

Raising the Standard: The Role of the Clinical Pharmacist in the Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient

by Alyssa Pollock, PharmD; Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Ms. Pollock is an Assistant Professor at Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. […]

PAST ARTICLES

News and Notes from the December 2021 Issue of BT

News and Notes from the December 2021 Issue of BT

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM, is the Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, As the year comes to a close, take a moment to […]

Obesity Medicine Year in Review

Obesity Medicine Year in Review

Christopher D. Still, DO, FACP, FTOS, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, As we say goodbye to 2021 and look toward 2022, I would like to reflect on the year […]

Analysis of Bariatric Surgery Outcomes in the Geriatric Population at a Rural Teaching Hospital

Analysis of Bariatric Surgery Outcomes in the Geriatric Population at a Rural Teaching Hospital

by Kristin McCoy, MD; Michael Nussbaum, MD, FACS; and Arnold Salzberg, MD, FACS, FASMBS  Drs. McCoy, Nussbaum, and Salzberg are with Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(12):8–10. Abstract Obesity rates in […]

The Standard of Care

The Standard of Care

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is the Director of Risk Management at Professional Risk Management Services in Arlington, Virginia. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author is an employee of PRMS. PRMS manages a professional liability insurance program for psychiatrists. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(12):16 Answers in this column are provided […]

Interview with National Walk from Obesity 2021 Fundraising Champion

Interview with National Walk from Obesity 2021 Fundraising Champion

Bariatric Times. 2021;18(12):18 When you have a goal as important as ours—funding research and education on the treatment of obesity—you have no choice but to find creative ways to keep going, even through a pandemic. The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation reacted and hosted the virtual National Walk from Obesity (WFO) […]

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