Nov 20, 2019  |  12:00pm - 1:00pm
City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds

City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds: Understanding Obesity as a Global Disease and Its Impact on Health

2019 F.M. Hill Lecture

Fatima Cody Stanford - Headshot

Understanding Obesity as a Global Disease and Its Impact on Health

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS

Obesity Medicine Scientist
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. summarize the epidemiology and prevalence, pathophysiology, and genetic component of overweight and obesity in the adult population;
  2. relate chronic disease risk factors in the adult population to the presence of overweight and obesity; and
  3. recognize the persistence of chronic disease risk factors and weight bias present in childhood and adolescence into adulthood

Hosted at:

  • Women's College Hospital
    Auditorium, 2501

Interactive videoconference:

  • Baycrest
    Telehealth boardroom
  • Michael Garron
    Gray Steele conference room
  • Sinai Health
    Bridgepoint: G.001
    Mount Sinai Hospital: 18th floor Auditorium
  • Sunnybrook
    Bayview: McLaughlin Lecture Theatre, EG 61
    St. John's Rehab: S3 332
  • Trillium Health Partners
    Credit Valley: 1F509 PRCC Conf Room 4
    Mississauga: CA4 Small Boardroom
  • Unity Health
    St. Joseph's: Sunnyside Building Room 2S.257
    St. Michael’s: LKSKI: Keenan Research Centre auditorium - 2nd fl.
  • University Health Network
    Toronto General: Medical Education, Eaton Ground 025/026
    Toronto Western: Main auditorium, 2W 401
  • West Park
    R3 Sunroom


Twitter hashtag #CWMGR

Questions will be accepted via email at and Twitter.  

Evaluation & Attendance:

Attendance for Maintenance of Certification credit will only be tracked if evaluation and attendance surveys are completed.

Printable Poster: 

CWMGR Poster - 19-11-20.pdf (150.79 KB)