November 1, 2016

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Morial Convention Center

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Celebrating 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. Your attendance and support allows the Foundation to continue to fund advanced bariatric surgery research, professional education, and access to care initiatives.

Submit Your Nominations Now

To submit an online nomination, click the “Submit a Nomination” button under each award listed below. Nominations may also be emailed to the ASMBS Foundation at info@asmbsfoundation.org. Please note that nominations are only accepted from members of the ASMBS, and all nominations must be submitted by July 22, 2016.

 

2015 LEAD Awards

2016 Awards

Outstanding Achievement

Honors an ASMBS member who supports the goals and vision of the ASMBS Foundation, has displayed a lasting impression and selfless commitment to the ASMBS organization, and has made significant contributions to the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery.

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Dr. Ronald Clements
Patient Safety and Quality

Recognizes major achievements of a team or individual who has made significant contributions to improving patient safety and quality of care to bariatric patients.

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Award Sponsored by:

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Excellence in Clinical Care

Recognizes an ASMBS member for their exemplary qualities of clinical excellence and expertise in metabolic and bariatric surgery.

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Excellence in Nutrition

Honors an ASMBS member who has made significant contributions to pre-operative and/or post-operative nutrition.

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Award Sponsored by:

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Master Educator

Recognizes an ASMBS member who has demonstrated excellence as a master educator and mentor in the field of Bariatric Surgery.

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Award Sponsored by:

FHSH

Surgical Innovation

Recognizes an ASMBS member who has provided technological breakthroughs in areas related to bariatric and metabolic research, in particular for new surgical methods or devices.

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Award Sponsored by:

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Distinguished Industry Partner

Presented a prominent colleague from the bariatric industry for providing a steadfast commitment to the goals of the ASMBS.

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IH Circle of Excellence

Recognizes and honors an outstanding ASMBS member who has made a significant contribution to the Integrated Health Sciences Section.

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ASMBS Research Grant

The ASMBS Research Grant award program has been initiated to encourage research in the field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

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Awards Sponsored by:

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2016 LEAD Award Sponsors:

Thank you to the following companies for sponsoring the ASMBS Foundation’s 2016 LEAD Awards.

Platinum:

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FHSH       gore-logo       

Gold:
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Silver:

  sponsor-NovoNordisk

Past Events:

2015 LEAD Awards

2014 LEAD Awards

2013 L.E.A.D. Awards Luncheon

2012 Celebration of Excellence

2011 Masters Course in Fun

2010 Masters Course in Fun