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Provider Training

Let’s Go! provides a variety of training opportunities for practice teams including the National Obesity Conference hosted annually in the fall, previously recorded webinars, a podcast series, and Let’s Go! Shorts. Please contact us to discuss additional trainings for your practice team.

National Obesity Conference

Increase awareness and understanding of the impact of inequity on obesity and how to change practice to reduce disparities in care. Expand clinical knowledge, learn current best practice and hear about how to support patients. Conference dates: September 22 & 23, 2022.

Challenges in Obesity Prevention: Addressing Inequities Through Policy, System, and Environmental Change
Speaker: William H. Dietz, Jr. MD, MPH

Disparities in Obesity Prevalence: It’s Complex
Speaker: Cynthia Ogden, PhD

Cultural Competence: Understanding Your Patients’ Context
Speaker: Erika McMullen, MA Ed HD, SHRM-SCP

A Regional Look at Reducing Disparities in Health Care: What Works
Speaker: Karen Freund, MD, MPH

How Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapies Impact Obesity Among U.S. Transgender Individuals
Speaker: Michael S. Irwig, MD

Sexual Orientation, Gender and Body Size
Speaker: Natalie Ingraham, PhD, MPH

Challenges for Children with IDD and Obesity: How You Can Help
Speaker: William G. Sharp, PhD

Setting the Stage for Success: Reducing Weight Bias, Stigma and Shame
Speaker: Kofi Essel, MD, MPH, FAAP

Maine’s Indigenous People: Past, Present and Future of Obesity Care
Speaker: Lisa Sockabasin, MS, RN

The Impact of Poverty on Obesity
Speaker: Rita Hamad, MD, PhD, MPH

Race-Based Algorithms: Are They Affecting Health Care?
Speaker: Monica Hahn, MD

Explore the link between mental health and obesity. Expand your clinical knowledge, learn current best practice and hear about programs to support patients. Conference date: September 23 & 24, 2021

Learn about the latest evidence of the impact of obesity and cancer on patients. Presentations include a focus on the relationship of diet and physical activity on these diseases, and programs and resources to support patients in clinical and community settings. Conference dates: September 24 & 25, 2020

 

Additional On-Demand Trainings

Let’s Go! Learning

Let’s Go! is committed to providing registered sites training opportunities. Current on demand virtual trainings can be accessed at LetsGoLearning.Thinkific.com.

Let’s Go! Childhood Obesity ECHO® Series

The Let’s Go! Childhood Obesity Project ECHO series was held monthly from November 2021 through September 2022. Each session provided care team members with new evidence and guidance on the assessment, management and treatment of childhood obesity to optimize management of patients with obesity. Let’s Go! ECHO series recordings can be accessed online.

Let’s Go! Shorts

Five-minute video vignettes that deliver innovative, evidence-based, obesity curriculum for care team members. These “shorts” will bring new tools and techniques to the health care community to help improve care for patients with obesity. Watch the Let’s Go! Shorts online.

Let’s Talk About Obesity Care Podcast

A podcast series focused on thought-provoking and informative conversations to support medical providers interested in obesity prevention and treatment hosted by Carrie Gordon, MD. Listen at LetsTalkAboutObesityCare.podbean.com or wherever you listen to podcasts.