'Star' Campaign: Increased Access to Obesity Care

02/04/2019 - The Academy has joined other organizations in a national campaign to address state-level policies for obesity care including access to nutrition counseling, medications and surgical treatment.

Affiliate State Policy Representatives are leading the Academy's efforts; they will be joined by delegates from the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Obesity Medicine Association and The Obesity Society. Interdisciplinary groups will meet with state governors' offices, advocating for comprehensive care, and they welcome participation by interested Academy members.

Contact your State Policy Representative for more information.