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  • Thank You for Your Support!

    Thank You for Your Support!

    As the year draws to a close we would like to thank everyone who has supported the ASMBS Foundation this year. Your support and contributions have allowed us to fund new projects including: The ASMBS Essentials of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery App The ASMBS Report [...]

  • Visit us at ObesityWeek!

    Visit us at ObesityWeek!

    Next week is ObesityWeek, and a big week for the ASMBS Foundation. We have several different programs taking place throughout the week that we would like to invite you to. We will kick off the week with our three day virtual step challenge - The United [...]

  • Join us in Celebrating Leaders in Bariatric Surgery

    Join us in Celebrating Leaders in Bariatric Surgery

    Please join us for the 2016 LEAD Awards as we honor leaders in the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at the New Orleans Convention Center from 12:00pm to 1:30pm in Room 217. Tickets can be purchased for [...]

  • Announcing 2016 LEAD Award Recipients

    Announcing 2016 LEAD Award Recipients

    Inside the ASMBS Foundation We continue our interview series with Stacy Brethauer, MD, FASMBS. Dr. Brethauer is a Staff Physician in the Section of Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery at Cleveland Clinic.  He is the Director of Bariatric Surgery at Fairview Hospital and [...]