Department of Medicine

Understanding Obesity as a Global Disease and Its Impact on Health

Nov 20, 2019
City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds

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Understanding Obesity as a Global Disease and Its Impact on Health

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FTOS

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Obesity Medicine Physician; Assistant in Medicine and Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. summarize the epidemiology and prevalence, pathophysiology, and genetic component of overweight and obesity in the adult population
  2. relate chronic disease risk factors in the adult population to the presence of overweight and obesity
  3. recognize the persistence of chronic disease risk factors and weight bias present in childhood and adolescence into adulthood

Hosted at:

  • Women's College Hospital
    Auditorium, 2501

Interactive videoconference:

  • Baycrest
    Telehealth boardroom
  • Michael Garron
    Gray Steele conference room
  • Sinai Health
    Bridgepoint: G.001
    Mount Sinai Hospital: 18th floor Auditorium
  • St. Joseph's
    Sunnyside Building Room 2S.257
  • St. Michael’s
    LKSKI: Keenan Research Centre auditorium - 2nd fl.
  • Sunnybrook
    Bayview: McLaughlin Lecture Theatre, EG 61
    St. John's Rehab: S3 332
  • Trillium Health Partners
    Credit Valley: IA Surgical Oncology Room 1A221
    Mississauga: CA4 Small Boardroom
  • University Health Network
    Toronto General: Medical Education, Eaton Ground 025/026
    Toronto Western: Main auditorium, 2W 401
  • West Park
    R3 Sunroom

Webcast will be available here.

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Evaluation & Attendance:

Attendance for Maintenance of Certification credit will only be tracked if evaluation and attendance surveys are completed.