Practical Pediatrics Webcast: "Genetics and Epigenetics of Obesity"

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course details

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 1.00
  • Hours of Participation: 1.00
  • Course opens: Tue, May 28 2013
  • Course expires: Thu, May 28 2015
  • Cost: $0.00

Target audience

  • Pediatricians
  • Family medicine providers
  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Physician Assistants

Learning objectives


  • Know that obesity has a significant hereditary component.
  • Be aware of rare monogenic forms of obesity.
  • Have an overview of current knowledge about genetic and epigenetic influences on everyday obesity.

Faculty & credentials

Omar Ali, MD, is pediatric endocrinologist at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, an assistant professor of Pediatric Endocrinology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a member of Children's Specialty Group.

Required hardware / software

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Quick time 7 or greater
Internet access and browser

ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Jacob Hill
Phone Number:: 
+1 (414) 266-8617
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