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

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

| January 1, 2022

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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The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Plans for 2022

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Plans for 2022

| January 1, 2022

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) leadership—past and present—on relevant topics in the field of obesity and bariatric surgery. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Focused Practice Designation in Metabolic Bariatric Surgery

Focused Practice Designation in Metabolic Bariatric Surgery

| January 1, 2022

by Eric J. DeMaria, MD Dr. DeMaria is Professor and Chief, Division of General/Bariatric Surgery; Department of Surgery Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(1):16. Abstract […]

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Readers’ Choice: The Most-viewed Articles of 2021

Readers’ Choice: The Most-viewed Articles of 2021

| January 1, 2022

These 10 articles were accessed most often on www.bariatrictimes.com in 2021. 2021 Obesity Algorithm Provides Updated Clinical Guidance to Obesity Specialists by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC Medical Methods in Obesity Treatment Published: February 2021 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Loss Maintenance by Jason Lillis, PhD, and Dale Bond, PhD Integrated […]

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Creating Inclusive Environments: How to Make Patients of All Sizes Feel Welcome

Creating Inclusive Environments: How to Make Patients of All Sizes Feel Welcome

| January 1, 2022

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Ethan 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 for this article. Disclosures: Dr. Lazarus serves on the speaker’s bureau for Novo […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| January 1, 2022

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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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