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What It Takes To Build A Pediatric Weight Management Program

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Amazing pediatricians are back where I was years ago with their C-suite asking for business plans for the medical side of their adolescent bariatric surgery programs The reality is corporate health care has infiltrated pediatric health systems and the C-suite looks at the medical component as a necessary evil to drive adolescent bariatric surgeries In fact they are OK with medical treatment failing because it means more adolescent bariatric surgeries The medical arm is what helps document six months of failed treatment which is a requirement for consideration for bariatric surgery Karla Lester is a pediatrician She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article What it takes to build a pediatric weight management program Did you enjoy today s episode Rate and review the show so more audiences can find The Podcast by KevinMD Subscribe on your favorite podcast app to get notified when a new episode comes out Click here to earn 1 0 AMA PRA Category 1 CME for this episode Also available in Category 1 CME bundles Powered by CMEfy – a seamless way for busy clinician learners to discover Internet Point-of-Care Learning opportunities that reward AMA PRA Category 1 Credit s Learn more at about cmefy com cme-infoClick here to visit this podcast episode