Host a Walk from Obesity This Fall

Did you know the ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity is the nation’s largest obesity awareness walkathon? With approximately 25 walk locations in communities from New York to California, the Walk from Obesity reaches thousands of individuals each year.

You could be part of this powerful movement too by hosting a Walk from Obesity in your area. Join many other ASMBS members in raising awareness and providing important educational information and resources to those affected by obesity in your community.

Deadline to Apply to Host a Walk this Fall is 5/31

Mark Your Calendars for the LEAD Awards

The ASMBS Foundation’s annual LEAD Awards ceremony will be held this November in conjunction with Obesity Week 2018. Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments and dedication of the leaders in the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery. The following awards will be presented:

We will start accepting nominations in the coming months.

Thank You to Our Current 2018 LEAD Award Sponsors
Their support is invaluable and allows the ASMBS Foundation to continue supporting advancements in obesity and bariatric surgery research, education, and advocacy. More information about LEAD Award sponsorship can be found online at



Add Something New This Spring

Spring is the time of year for growth and change. Encourage your patients and colleagues to add something new to their recipe book by sharing the ASMBS Foundation’s new cookbook “Deliciously Healthy” with them. With over 80 recipes from members of the bariatric community, there is sure to be something for everyone!

Grab your copy today or order a whole case to share with your patients!

March 2018 Donors

Thank you to all of those who have made a donation to the ASMBS Foundation this month!