Online Grand Rounds and Video Library

Obesity and Organ Transplant: Providing Equitable Care for Patients

Objectives and Disclosures

Participants will be able to:

  1. outline the contributing factors to childhood obesity in the U.S.
  2. compare existing guidelines regarding obesity and organ transplant in adults and children
  3. analyze the three ethical principles of utility, justice, and respect for persons as they pertain to childhood obesity and solid organ transplant

Planners and disclose they have no relevant financial relationships.


Emily Berkman, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Critical Care, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Seattle Children’s



Seattle Children’s is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association CME Accreditation Committee to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Seattle Children’s designates this online educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 1 hour of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Videos are available for only one year after posting.

If you wish to receive Category I CME credit for viewing this Provider Grand Rounds session, please complete the evaluation form. Upon completion of the form you will receive an auto-reply email that will serve as the only confirmation of your CME credit. Please keep the email for your records.