In today's world, continuing education plays a key role in professional development. The Institute of Human Nutrition (IHN) offers CME programming in conjunction with multiple departments at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). Our programs offer health professionals valuable knowledge and skills as they continue their careers.

CME Courses

2018 Obesity Course
April 18-22, 2018
Obesity: Etiology, Prevention and Treatment

Registration will open in January 2018. For more information regarding upcoming courses, continuing education credits, tuition and registration, visit the Columbia University CME website, or contact MS Program Director and Obesity Course Director Sharon Akabas, PhD, at

The Obesity course provides an excellent overview for all health professionals; physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and more. For physicians interested in obtaining obesity medicine certification through the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM), this course satisfies the ABOM requirement of at least 30 hours of live CME credit on the topic of obesity.