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MSWeight: Medical Students Learning Weight Management Counseling Skills| University of Massachusetts Medical School

Medical educators designed the MSWeight curriculum to teach weight management counseling to future physicians and address the muffled discussion about obesity in U.S. health education…

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Obesity Medicine Education Collaborative (OMEC) Obesity Competencies| Obesity Medicine Education Collaborative (OMEC)

The Obesity Medicine Education Collaborative (OMEC) has developed an instructional toolkit to help educators implement the obesity-focused competencies in a variety of educational environments. They…

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Flipchart Engagement Tool for Patients with Obesity| American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Developed by expert NPs to support education of patients with overweight and obesity, Let’s Talk: Weight & Your Well-being, is a valuable engagement tool.  …

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Obesity Summit for Medical Trainees| Amanda Velazquez, Katie Robinson, Jennifer Frederick, Robert Kushner

The authors describe a model for an innovative, extramural, immersive approach to educate trainees on the various aspects of obesity management. Obesity-related topics were reviewed…

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Discussion Board Assignment: Obesity Prevention and Treatment| Dr. Kelliann Davis, University of Pittsburgh

This activity requires students to facilitate a discussion board of a current topic in obesity. The syllabus includes a grading rubric that instructors can use…

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BalancedView: Addressing Weight Bias & Stigma in Health Care| British Columbia Mental Health & Substance Use Services

BalancedView is an online learning resource designed to raise awareness about weight bias and stigma in health care and to help health care professionals reduce…

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Implicit Associations Test: Weight Bias| Project Implicit (Harvard University)

This validated measure of automatic, unconscious attitudes can be used to measure implicit weight bias. Increasing self-awareness is an important first step in understanding and…

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The Weight of the Nation| HBO

HBO shines a bright light on America’s obesity epidemic in this multi-part, multi-platform project that looks at causes, symptoms and treatments for the problem and…

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Change Talk: Childhood Obesity| American Academy of Pediatrics, Kognito

An interactive role-play simulation for health professionals that builds their motivational interviewing skills to lead real-life conversations with parents and their children about healthy weight and childhood…

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Obesity Image Banks| Obesity Action Coalition, Rudd Center, World Obesity, Obesity Canada

A collection of free image banks containing respectful images of individuals with obesity for use in educational materials and related publications. These galleries can help…

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Talking with Patients about Weight Management| Western Region Public Health Training Center (WRPHTC)

A podcast of simulated clinic encounters dealing with motivational interviewing and weight management in different social contexts.  Topics covered include: … how to ask about a patient’s…

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Rethink Obesity: Resources for Healthcare Professionals| Novo Nordisk

The aim of this resource is to present a foundation for these techniques that will enable providers to have an effective consultation around weight loss…

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KNIGHTS Student-Run Free Clinic| University of Central Florida

This student-run free clinic is an extracurricular program designed to help medical students learn to assess, treat and counsel on lifestyle changes for patients with…

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Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University (GCCM)| Tulane University / GCCM

Through innovative nutrition curriculum and hands-on training in the culinary arts, GCCM seeks to better prepare future physicians to serve and heal patients and communities. ***Winner…

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Healthy Homes, Healthy Futures: An Obesity-Centered Home Visitation Curriculum for Pediatric Residents| Kofi D. Essel, MD, MPH

This curriculum can be used with any resident in any year of training to help teach about the multifactorial causes of obesity as well as…

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