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  • Take a Walk With Us This Fall

    Take a Walk With Us This Fall

    Inside the ASMBS Foundation We continue our interview series with Alfons Pomp, MD, FACS, FRCSC. Dr. Pomp is Chief of GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Leon C. Hirsch Professor of Surgery. He is also the Vice Chairman of Surgery at the [...]

  • Successful Spring

    Successful Spring

    Inside the ASMBS Foundation We are excited to launch a new monthly series highlighting the extraordinary members of our Board of Directors. Our first featured board member is John Magaña Morton, MD. Dr. Morton is Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Stanford [...]

  • Submit Your LEAD Award Nominations

    Submit Your LEAD Award Nominations

    Last Call to Host a Walk from Obesity! The deadline to apply to host a Walk from Obesity event this fall is June 3, 2016! Apply Now!   The ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity is the only national walkathon that brings communities together to [...]

  • Get Involved with the ASMBS Foundation!

    Get Involved with the ASMBS Foundation!

    It's Not Too Late to Show Your Support! As we come into the second quarter of the year, we are pleased to announce that we have reached a little more than 25% of our annual fundraising goal! With your support we are on track [...]