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International Journal of Family Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 841249, 8 pages
Research Article

The Role of Obesity Training in Medical School and Residency on Bariatric Surgery Knowledge in Primary Care Physicians

1Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition Institute, Gastrointestinal Unit and MGH Weight Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
3Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
4University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
5Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA

Received 7 June 2015; Accepted 22 July 2015

Academic Editor: Hakan Yaman

Copyright © 2015 Fatima Cody Stanford et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

The supplemental material provides survey results on barriers to providing obesity care in primary care practices (Supplemental Figure 1) and the range of treatment modalities primary care physicians would be likely to employ in patients who meet medical criteria for bariatric surgery (Supplemental Figures 2-4) by obesity training status.

  1. Supplementary Figures