Digging deep into historical, structural, and individual bias in our care of patients with obesity, with obesity medicine physician-scientist Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford.
1. Define obesity.
2. Summarize concerns about the origin and use of BMI, and the need for modified utilization in some patient groups.
3. Describe why people-first language surrounding obesity is important.
4. Explain how bias, whether explicit or implicit, leads to health disparities between patients with and without obesity.
Course Director and Senior Producer: Dr. Maggie Kozman
Co-Hosts: Dr. Brittäne Parker and Sanika Walimbe
Guest: Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford
Production Assistant: Lynn Nguyen
Theme Music: Chris Dingman
Sponsored by: American College of Physicians
Educational Grant from: Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Special thanks to Dr. Davoren Chick, Monica Lizarraga, Dr. Charles Hamori, Dr. Tammy Lin, Dr. Tiffany Leung, and Darian Harris for helping to make this project possible.
Claim CME at https://www.acponline.org/clinical-information/clinical-resources-products/obesity-management-learning-hub/the-dei-shift-obesity-mini-series-episode-1-defining-obesity-challenging-weight-bias
Check out the ACP's Obesity Management curriculum at https://www.acponline.org/clinical-information/clinical-resources-products/obesity-management-learning-hub