Grand Rounds: Weight Management in the Era of GLP-1 Agonists


Feb. 29, 2024, 12pm to 1pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Classroom 190G


Join us for the Updates and Advances in Clinical and Investigative Medicine Series and earn CME credit!


John Varras, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Professor of Medicine

Medical Director of Quality Programs at UNLV Health

Department of Internal Medicine

Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV

1 CME Credit


1701 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89102

Classroom 190G

Session Objectives

  • Discuss lifestyle modifications that can facilitate weight loss for patients, including diet, exercise and behavioral approaches that may be integrated in the clinical setting.
  • Evaluate medication options for weight loss among patients with particular focus on GLP-1 agonists, their efficacy, costs and side effects currently available in clinical practice
  • Describe surgical approaches to weight loss, their efficacy and potential complications for patients in clinical care.

Accreditation Statement

The Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 American Medical Association (AMA) Physicians Recognition Award (PRA) Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


All planners, faculty and individuals in control of content disclosed all relationships with ineligible companies. As determined by the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education Program, no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies exist.


Provided by the School of Medicine at no cost.

Admission Information

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Contact Information

Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine, Department of Faculty Affairs, CME Program
David Sakala


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