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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| January 1, 2022

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December 2021 Digital Edition

December 2021 Digital Edition

| December 1, 2021

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News and Notes from the December 2021 Issue of BT

News and Notes from the December 2021 Issue of BT

| December 1, 2021

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 […]

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Obesity Medicine Year in Review

Obesity Medicine Year in Review

| December 1, 2021

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 […]

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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

| December 1, 2021

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 […]

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

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

| December 1, 2021

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, […]

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The Standard of Care

The Standard of Care

| December 1, 2021

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 […]

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Interview with National Walk from Obesity 2021 Fundraising Champion

Interview with National Walk from Obesity 2021 Fundraising Champion

| December 1, 2021

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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Obesity Treatment Reflections: Looking  Ahead to 2022

Obesity Treatment Reflections: Looking Ahead to 2022

| December 1, 2021

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus has practiced obesity medicine since 2004. He has served on the Board of the Obesity Medicine Association since 2013, and also serves as their delegate in the American Medical Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Lazarus serves on the speaker’s bureau for Novo Nordisk. Bariatric Times. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| December 1, 2021

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