NHLBI Working Group on Competencies for Overweight and
Obesity Identification, Prevention, and Treatment
6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892

May 3-4, 2005


Full Report
Summary
Participant List


Day 1
 

Welcome and Introductions

  Dr. Charlotte Pratt, Research Nutritionist, NHLBI
  Dr. Peter Savage, Director, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications
 
An Overview of the Needs for Obesity Education and Care in Medical Training and Practice
Dr. Charlotte Pratt, Research Nutritionist, NHLBI
 
Working Group Objectives

 

Dr. Robert Kushner, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
 
NHLBI Research on Obesity

 

Dr. Denise Simons-Morton, Director, Clinical Applications and Prevention, NHLBI
 

Integrating Obesity into Medical Education: Current State of Affairs and Opportunities for Change

 

Dr. Robert Kushner, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 

Effective Strategies and Challenges for Obesity and Nutrition Training Programs:
  • The Medical School Perspective

 

Dr. Lisa Hark, Director, Nutrition Education and Prevention Program

 

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • The Graduate Medical Education Perspective
Dr. Darwin Deen, Professor and Director, Division of Medical Student Education
  Department of Family Practice, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • The Continuing Medical Education Perspective
Dr. Ronald Kahn, Professor of Medicine, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences

 

Building a Successful Obesity and Nutrition Training Program: Meeting the Needs of the Learner

  • Perspectives from a Resident Physician and Fellow
Dr. Courtney Noble, Resident & Fellow, Northwestern University Medical School
  • Perspectives from a Clinician

 

Dr. Richard J Schuster, Boonshoft Chair and Director, Health Systems Management

 

Wright State University School of Medicine
  • Perspectives from a Dean, Medical Education and Curriculum

 

Dr. Tom Pearson, Albert Kaiser Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Research
University of Rochester School of Medicine
 

Building a Successful Obesity and Nutrition Training Program:
Multidisciplinary Teams in Education and Practice

Dr. Daniel Bessesen, Head, Section of Endocrinology,Denver Health Medical Center
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
 

Sleep and Obesity: Multidisciplinary Team Approaches in Medical Education and Practice

Dr. Carl Hunt, Director, National Center for Sleep Disorders Research, NHLBI
 
Training of Physicians, Residents, Fellows and Other Health Professionals
  • Discussion on how to Develop Educational Programs in Obesity to meet Competency Requirements for Graduate
    and Post Graduate Medical Education

 

Dr. Lisa Bellini, Vice Chair for Education and Inpatient Services, Associate Dean for GME
  University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Discussion on the Association of American Medical College’s Expectations and Learning Objectives for Obesity
  Dr. Rika Maeshiro, Assistant Vice President, Division of Medical Education
 

Association of American Medical Colleges

 
Summary
  Dr. Robert Kushner, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
 
Day 2
 
NHLBI Resources for Educating and Training Medical Students and Physicians
Ms. Karen Donato, Office of Prevention, Education and Control, NHLBI
 
Breakout Sessions: (Develop a List of Recommendations and Training Topics)
  • Undergraduate Medical Education (UME)
 

Dr. Lisa Hark, Breakout Session Chair

  • Graduate Medical Education (GME)/Continuing Medical Education (CME)
  Dr. Ronald Kahn, Breakout Session Chair for GME and CME
 
Summary of Recommendations, Training Topics and Discussions
  • Undergraduate Medical Education (UME)
 

Dr. Lisa Hark, Breakout Session Chair

  • Graduate Medical Education (GME)/Continuing Medical Education (CME)
 

Dr. Ronald Kahn, Breakout Session Chair for GME and CME

 
Closing Remarks

 

Dr. Peter Kaufmann, Leader, Behavioral Medicine and Prevention Scientific Research Group, NHLBI

 

Dr. Charlotte Pratt, Research Nutritionist, NHLBI
 
Draft Working Group Report

 

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