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Risk Management: Navigating the ADA­— What Clinicians Need to Know: Part 2

Risk Management: Navigating the ADA­— What Clinicians Need to Know: Part 2

| December 1, 2020

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is the Vice President of Risk Management at Professional Risk Management Services in Arlington, Virginia. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The authors reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(12):12 Answers in this column are provided by […]

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Interview with National Walk from Obesity 2020 Fundraising Champion

Interview with National Walk from Obesity 2020 Fundraising Champion

| December 1, 2020

by Paul Enochs, MD Bariatric Times. 2020;17(12):13 The Walk from Obesity is synonymous with members of a local community coming together to raise funds and awareness for the cause of obesity treatment and prevention. However, with a global pandemic ensuing, walking side by side in a local park simply wasn’t possible. The American Society for […]

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Raising the Standard: The Evolving Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Future of Surgery

Raising the Standard: The Evolving Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Future of Surgery

| December 1, 2020

by Laura Hansen, MD; David Pechman, MD; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Hansen is a Fellow of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Northwell Health. Dr. Pechman is a Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgeon at South Shore University Hospital, Hofstra/Northwell in Bay Shore, New York and Assistant Professor of Surgery at Zucker School of Medicine […]

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A Look Ahead at Obesity Medicine in 2021

A Look Ahead at Obesity Medicine in 2021

| December 1, 2020

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus is President-Elect of the Obesity Medicine Association and runs Clinical Nutrition Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Lazarus is the President-Elect of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(12):20 The culmination of another year offers clinicians a chance to reflect on the […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| December 1, 2020

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News and Notes from the November 2020 Issue

News and Notes from the November 2020 Issue

| November 1, 2020

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM 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, Welcome to the November 2020 issue of Bariatric Times! As […]

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2020: A Year of PPE (Politics, Pandemic, and EDUCATION??)

2020: A Year of PPE (Politics, Pandemic, and EDUCATION??)

| November 1, 2020

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP 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, Who would have thought that after eight months we would all be so familiar with the term […]

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ASMBS State Chapter Spotlight: The Michigan State Chapter of the ASMBS—Collaborative Approach Adds Value

ASMBS State Chapter Spotlight: The Michigan State Chapter of the ASMBS—Collaborative Approach Adds Value

| November 1, 2020

by Carl Pesta, DO, FASMBS Dr. Pesta is with McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens, Michigan. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(11):10–11 Welcome to the Michigan State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).1 […]

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Women in Surgery: Interview with Saniea F. Majid, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Women in Surgery: Interview with Saniea F. Majid, MD, FACS, FASMBS

| November 1, 2020

Featuring Saniea F. Majid, MD, FACS, FASMBS Founder and President of the Weight Loss and Wellness Center in Livingston, New Jersey; Diplomate of American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM); and Vice President of the New Jersey Chapter of American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). The Bariatric Times editors interviewed prominent New Jersey bariatric […]

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Raising the Standard: Review of National Opioid Policy

Raising the Standard: Review of National Opioid Policy

| November 1, 2020

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 […]

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