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The Obesity Medicine Fellowship is a 12-month intensive training on medical and surgical care of obese patients. This program builds upon the Family Medicine Residency and is one of 17 other obesity medicine fellowships in the country.  

About the Obesity Medicine Fellowship 

Under the leadership of family medicine specialist Nicole Zucconi, D.O., and bariatric surgeon Keith Kreitz, M.D., curriculum for this fellowship includes current weight management theory, cutting-edge surgical weight loss methods and industry-leading research. With a focus on patient safety, Obesity Medicine fellows will develop the skills needed to care for bariatric surgery patients from consultation through post-op care.

Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident 
  • Completed residency in ACGME-accredited Internal Medicine or Family Medicine 
  • Board eligible or board certified in completed specialty 
  • New Jersey state medical license

Application Requirements

  • Complete the OMFC standard application
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Personal statement, including a description of career plans 
  • Transcripts of National Board Exams 
  • Recent photo 
  • Three letters of recommendation with one being from your residency program director.

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