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World Obesity Federation - SCOPE

SCOPE encourages organisers hosting events, courses and meetings related to the management of obesity to apply for SCOPE Accreditation, the gold standard in obesity education worldwide. 

We are proud members of the CPD Certification Service, offering Certification for your event on request.

All SCOPE Accredited courses are reviewed by the World Obesity Federation’s Clinical Care Committee, experts in the field of obesity management, to ensure they are based on the latest scientific evidence, are free of commercial bias and offer exceptional educational value.

Ready to get started?

If you are ready to apply for SCOPE Accreditation of your training course, please complete the form via the link below. Please ensure that your presentation slides, speaker biographies and course overview are ready before applying.


What are the benefits?

  • Recognition for providing courses that have been scrutinised by an independent and international panel of experts- the gold standard in obesity education.
  • Promotion of your event to World Obesity’s extensive network of contacts, on the World Obesity website and in the SCOPE E-Learning portal.
  • Allocation of SCOPE points for participants to earn, which count towards SCOPE Certification.
  • Allocation of CPD points for participants (on request).
  • Feedback and support while hosting a SCOPE Accredited event.
  • Become part of a growing global network of experts on obesity management.
  • License to apply the SCOPE Accredited badge on course material and certificates.
  • Wider appeal for and added value to, your material, courses and activities.


The cost of SCOPE Accreditation of educational courses and events is tiered based on number of participants and duration of the event/course. There is an application fee for all applications, and a separate price structure applies to for-profit companies. World Obesity members are offered a 25% discount on the accreditation fee.

Note: SCOPE Accreditation is not to be confused with SCOPE Certification, which is free to apply for.

The above SCOPE Accreditation fees apply to all events and courses commencing on or after 11 September 2023.


SCOPE Accredited Courses

Look for the SCOPE Accredited badge to find obesity courses and events of an outstanding educational standard. All SCOPE Accredited courses are reviewed by the World Obesity Federation’s Clinical Care Committee to ensure they reflect best practices in obesity management and are based on the latest scientific evidence.

Participating in SCOPE Accredited courses will earn you SCOPE points that count towards Certification.

Find an accredited course near you:

Maestría en Obesología
Catholic University of Córdoba postgraduate course
Córdoba, Argentina
8 SCOPE points

Association for the Study of Obesity
UK Congress on Obesity (UKCO) 2024
4 SCOPE points
24-25 September 2024

Springer Healthcare
Rethinking Obesity in Adolescents: Burden, Barriers and Unmet Needs
0.5 SCOPE points
1 March 2024 - 1 March 2025

Med Learning Group
Turning the Scales: Prioritizing the Evidence in the Treatment of Patients with Obesity - Simulation Center
0.5 SCOPE points
June - 30 April 2025

Med Learning Group (TeleECHO Webinars)
Turning the Scales: Prioritizing the Evidence in the Treatment of Patients with Obesity
0.5 SCOPE points

  • Friday, April 26, 2024 -12:00pm (ET)
  • Monday, April 29, 2024 - 11:00am (ET)
  • Thursday, May 2, 2024 - 7:00pm (ET)
  • Monday, May 6, 2024 -10:00am (ET)
  • Thursday, May 9, 2024 -7:00pm (ET)
  • Monday, May 13, 2024 - 12:00pm (ET)
  • Friday, May 17, 2024 - 1:00pm (ET)
  • Monday, May 20, 2024 - 7:00pm (ET)
  • Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 12:00pm (ET)
  • Thursday, May 23, 2024 - 11:00am (ET)
  • Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 12:00pm (ET)
  • Monday, June 3, 2024 - 7:00pm (ET)
  • Monday, June 10, 2024 - 1:00pm (ET)
  • Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 12:00pm (ET)
  • Monday, June 17, 2024 - 1:00pm (ET)
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2024 - 12:00pm (ET)
  • Thursday, June 20, 2024 -10:00am (ET)
  • Monday, June 24, 2024 -10:00am (ET)
  • Tuesday, June 25, 2024 - 7:00pm (ET)
  • Thursday, June 27, 2024 - 12:00pm (ET)
  • Monday, July 1, 2024 - 2:00pm (ET)
  • Monday, July 8, 2024 - 7:00pm (ET)
  • Thursday, July 11, 2024 - 12:00pm (ET)
  • Thursday, July 18, 2024 - 11:00am (ET)
  • Monday, July 22, 2024 - 11:00am (ET)
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - 12:00pm (ET)
  • Thursday, July 25, 2024 - 1:00pm (ET)
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2024 - 1:00pm (ET)
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2024 - 7:00pm (ET)
This programme is partially supported by an unrestricted medical education grant from Novo Nordisk A/S.
Novo Nordisk has had no input into the content of the training.