The Obesity Epidemic: Considerations in Ob/Gyn

Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 8:00 AM

This grand round has already taken place.

Stony Brook Medicine - Stony Brook, NY
January 29th, 2020
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


OB/GYN Grand Rounds topics are presented by experts in their fields and are selected as highly relevant and important to the development of a current base of medical knowledge necessary to maintain a high level of care. These presentations are intended to introduce residents, faculty and affiliated community physicians to the most current and accepted approaches to the discipline of Obstetrics and Gynecology including medical problem solving, surgical skills and new techniques in diagnosis and treatment.

Dates and Times

Start: 1/29/2020 8:00 AM
End: 1/29/2020 9:00 AM


  • Outline the trends in obesity over the decades.
  • Discuss the causes of the obesity epidemic.
  • Discuss neurological differences in obese versus non-obese patients.
  • Discuss practice changes in Ob/Gyn necessary for obese patients.
  • Discuss ways to combat the obesity epidemic.

Grand Round Files

File Link

ACOG Committee Opinion number 591 Challenges for Overweight and Obese Women


Obesity Epidemic: How to Make a Difference in a Busy OB/GYN Practice



  • Dr. Christina Johnson
    • The Obesity Epidemic: Considerations in Ob/Gyn


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Stony Brook, NY 11794


The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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