Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to offer strategies for patient engagement in their practice
  • Participants will learn the differences between diets and post surgical patients
  • Participants will know the differences between the available weight loss medications and when to use them

8:30am Introduction
8:31am Identifying the patient in trouble
Colleen Kennedy, MD MBA
8:50am The psychology of engagement
9:10am Discussion
9:30am Break
10:00am Best ways to motivate patients
Nina Crowley, PhD RD
10:20am Meal Replacements and revenue for the practice
Holly Lofton, MD
10:40am Medications 101
Joe Northup, MD
11:00am Layering therapies: How to start
Marina Kurian, MD FASMBS
11:20am Focus on revenue stream: Body comp to fibroscan
Helmuth Billy, MD
11:40am Discussion
12:00pm Adjourn