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 $150 through Obesity Week registration or online through the Foundation’s website. To see a full list of award recipients please visit www.ASMBSFoundation.org/lead.

Purchase Tickets

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Are You up to the Challenge?

Join the Foundation from October 31st – November 2nd as we take steps to raise awareness of obesity, and funds to support obesity research, education, and access to care.

Registration for the United We Step Challenge is FREE and the only requirement is a pedometer, body-monitoring device, or other means of tracking your steps. We encourage you to create a team and invite your colleagues, patients, friends and family to join.

Register Now

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Strut it at Obesity Week

In honor of the hard working Walk from Obesity Event Leaders and volunteers, the ASMBS Foundation is hosting a Jazz March led by a traditional second line band to march through the streets of New Orleans.

Mark your calendars for Thursday, November 3rd from 5:30pm – 6:30pm. The Jazz March will leave from the main lobby of Section A inside the convention center, pass by the Hilton and will finish at the Spanish Plaza along the riverfront.

The first 200 participants will receive a FREE 2016 official Walk from Obesity T-shirt and Mardi Gras Beads. No pre-qualification or registration fee required.

Learn More

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Share Your Expertise
Deadline Extended to 12/31/16

The ASMBS Foundation is working to create a cookbook made up of recipes from bariatric healthcare providers from around the country.

We are seeking a collective effort for this one of a kind cookbook, and are asking you to help us by submitting your favorite healthy/low-carb recipe to be published. In return, you or your practice/bariatric program, will be recognized in the cookbook. This is a great opportunity to showcase your expertise and receive recognition on a national level. The cookbook will also be a great tool to provide to your patients.

Submit Recipe

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Help us Reach Our Goal 

We are excited to announce that we have reached 80% of our fundraising goal for the 2016 Walk from Obesity campaign. You can help us reach our goal by making a donation to an event in your community, or by making a general donation to the Walk from Obesity campaign.

With your support we can continue to bring this exclusive awareness event to communities across the country.

Make a Donation

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Essentials of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery App

The ASMBS Foundation is proud to sponsor the ASMBS’s new Essentials in Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery App. Part of the Foundation’s mission is to fund educational programs that benefit the members of the healthcare community. We are excited to be able to help bring this one of a kind app to the members of the ASMBS.

Download App