Welcome to our Conference

Canadian Obesity Weekend is the annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS). The CABPS Virtual Conference will be held on June 3 – 5, 2021. You can't afford to miss it! 

Welcome Message from CABPS Leaders


Message from the President
Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCPC, FCCP


Message from the Conference Chair
Sharadh Sampath, MD, FRCSC


Conference Committee

Dr. Sharadh Sampath, MD, FRCPC, Chair
Dr. Laurent Biertho, MD
Ms. Jennifer Brown, MSc., RD
Dr. Marjorie Dure, MD

Dr. Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Dr. David Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Ms. Andrea Millard, MSW, RSW

Dr. Sarah Nutter, BA, MSc., PhD
Dr. Judy Shiau, MD, FRCPC, Dipl. of ABOM
Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, FRCPC


Distinguished Service Award

The CABPS Distinguished Service Award is given in honour of a bariatrician dedicated to the care of those living with obesity in Canada.  The award recognizes a bariatrician’s outstanding contributions to the practice of Bariatric medicine in patient care, research, and education.

Winner of the CABPS Mystery Box


Elise Crocker, MD, FRCPC, ABOM
University of Manitoba
Jacqueline Jabaralli, RN
Humber River Hospital
Roshni John, RD, MSc., CBE, CDE
Humber River Hospital


Time to get social!  

Join CABPS on social media! Share your experience with us this year during Canadian Obesity Weekend by following CABPS on Twitter @Cabps_obesity and on our Facebook page. We will be posting all that is happening at the conference using the hashtag #CABPS2021. Make sure you include this hashtag in your posts to stay connected!