Join the ASMBS Foundation as we celebrate leaders in the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery! The LEAD Awards bring together members of the ASMBS and the healthcare industry to honor individuals who have show outstanding leadership and dedication to their field. Your attendance and support will allow the Foundation to continue to fund advanced bariatric surgery research, professional education, and access to care initiatives.

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2016 LEAD Award Sponsors


Bariatric Advantage
Proud Sponsor of the Excellence in Nutrition Award

Proud Sponsor of the Excellence in Clinical Care Award

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgey Program
Proud Sponsor of the Master Educator Award

W.L. Gore & Associates
Proud Sponsor of the Dr. Ronald Clements Patient Safety & Quality Award

Proud Sponsor of the Surgical Innovation Award




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