Mission: To be an informational resource for patients seeking endoscopic therapy for weight-related and metabolic disease. To encourage the advancement and dissemination of medical knowledge. To strive for prevention and cure of disease and the improvement of public health, to provide effective representation for the members. To provide an opportunity for collegial association of its members. To recieve gifts and property to be used for the advancement of and the promotion of endoscopic therapy of weight-related nd metabolic disease.
Programs: 2016 educational meetings with hands-on courses and lectures. 2016 performed the first endoscopic surgery and bariatric endoscopy course for nurses, and a special course for gastroenterology fellows and surgery residents to have hands-on experience with endoscopic and bariatric endoscopy.