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Grand Rounds - 12/7/2023

Thursday, December 7, 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Hybrid Attendance: Research Bldg. 6, 1.206 Auditorium



William Calhoun, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Nelda C and HJ Lutcher Stark Distinguished Chair
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch

L. Maria Belalcazar, M.D.
Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Vice-Chair for Engagement
Department of Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch

Israa Ali, MD, M.B.Ch.B.
Division of Endocrinology and Stark Diabetes
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch

“The science of obesity and its management”

Objectives: At this conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. To review the basic science of obesity and its relevance to the practicing internist.
  2. To identify clinical trial findings that will strengthen our approach to the management of obesity and its cardiometabolic complications.
  3. To apply evidence-based guidelines to the care of the patient with obesity and associated co-morbidities.

Target Audience and Needs: Internal Medicine faculty, staff, registered nurses, residents, fellows, students, and internists specializing in Allergy & Immunology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, Geriatrics, Hematology & Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Palliative Care, Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, and Rheumatology need to be regularly updated with new research and guidelines regarding the evaluation and management of medical disorders and implement them in clinical practice to enhance the quality of patient care and improve patient outcomes.

Educational Methods: Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussion.

Activity Evaluation: Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.

Financial Disclosure: The following are reports of relationships with commercial interests by those individuals who are in the position to control the content of this activity.

Drs. Mujtaba and Ngutn does not have financial disclosures to provide:

Accreditation/Credit Designation: The University of Texas Medical Branch is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Medical Branch designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Everyone is welcome.

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Grand Rounds - 12/7/2023
, 2023 - -
Hybrid Attendance: Research Bldg. 6, 1.206 Auditorium or Zoom:
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