LEAD Awards 2017-10-06T13:18:51+00:00

October 30, 2017

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Baltimore Ballroom

Gaylord National Convention Center

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Honoring Leaders in Bariatric Surgery!

The ASMBS Foundation’s annual LEAD Awards brings together members of the ASMBS and the healthcare industry to honor individuals who have show outstanding leadership and dedication to the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery.

Be Part of the Celebration

Join us on Monday, October 30, 2017 as we honor the 2017 award recipients. This year’s ceremony will be held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, room Baltimore 1-5, from 12:00pm – 1:30pm. Tickets can be purchased for $150 per person, or $1,250 for a table of ten. A catered lunch will be included and proceeds help support the mission of the ASMBS Foundation.

Entertainment Provided by:
The Davis Event Group

2017 Award Recipients 

Outstanding Achievement Award

John Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS

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Master Educator Award

Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS

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Dr. Ronald Clements

Patient Safety & Quality Award

Robin Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS

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Excellence in Nutrition Award

Nina Crowley, PhD, RD, LD

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Surgical Innovation Award

Francesco Rubino, MD

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Excellence in Clinical Care Award

David Provost, MD, FACS, FASMBS

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Distinguished Industry Partner Award

Bret Petkus

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IH Circle of Excellence

Dale S. Bond, PhD

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ASMBS Research Grant Award

Michel Murr, MD

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ASMBS Research Grant Award

Jayleen Grams, MD, PhD

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ASMBS Research Grant Award

Matthew M Fourman, MD, FACS

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Gold Foundation

Humanism in Healthcare Award

Harvey Sugerman, MD

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Thank You to Our 2017 Event Sponsors

Past Events

2016 LEAD Awards

2015 LEAD Awards

2014 LEAD Awards

2013 L.E.A.D. Awards Luncheon