March with the Surgeons

Leaders in Bariatric Surgery March to Raise Awareness of Obesity

On June 22, 2019, bariatric surgery healthcare providers and patients will gather to march down Chicago’s Grand Avenue to raise awareness of obesity. Join your colleagues for this unique opportunity to connect with bariatric surgery patients. The proceeds collected from this event will go towards the ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity program which works with bariatric programs across the country to raises awareness of obesity.

Event Details: Date: June 22, 2019 Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm Location: Chicago Ballroom | Chicago Marriott Downtown

Schedule: 3:00pm – 3:30pm: Registration & Check-In 3:30pm – 4:00pm: Opening Remarks & Warm-up 4:00pm – 4:30pm: March from the Chicago Marriott Downtown to Jane Addams Park (0.7 miles)

Registration Fee: $35 (Includes official 2019 Walk from Obesity T-shirt and bag)

March with the Surgeons path


The ASMBS Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to fund obesity and bariatric surgery research, educational programs, and access to care initiatives.