Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity

Health Care Providers

Video: Weight Bias in Health Care
Video Discussion Guide

Online Toolkit

This toolkit, with downloadable files, is designed to help health care providers across a variety of practice settings with easy-to-implement solutions and resources to improve delivery of care for overweight and obese patients. The resources are designed for busy professionals and customized for various practice settings. They range from simple strategies to improve provider-patient communication and ways to make positive changes in the office environment, to profound ones, including self-examination of personal biases.


For Your Patients

For Physicians

Produced by The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance, this tool equips physicians with skills for building a safe, trusting environment with patients and facilitating productive conversations about weight. 

Produced by the American Medical Association (AMA), this primer is designed to aid physicians in treating obesity and caring for their obese patients in a sensitive and unbiased way. The primer is accompanied by a continuing medical education (CME) component worth 4.5 credit hours.