Professional Education

Along with the ASMBS Annual Meeting, ASMBS offers several different opportunities for continuing education throughout the year.

Click here to log into Planstone (Planion) and evaluate activities, claim credits, print certificates, view SOARD CME articles, and more. Use the following credentials to log in:

FirstNameLastName: Your First and Last Name (no spaces)
Email Address: The Email Addresses used when registering for the credits you are claiming.

If you encounter any difficulties with logging in, please email for assistance.

Transferring Credits to the American Board of Surgery (ABS)

In order to transfer your claimed Accredited CME and Self Assessment credits for current activities to the American Board of Surgery (ABS), you must opt-in for the transfer during the evaluation process of the accredited activity.

To transfer Accredited CME and Self Assessment credits to the ABS for an activity that occurred prior to the implementation of the new guidelines in July 2023, you must complete the ABS Transfer Request Form

If you have any inquiries about credits, certificates, or transfers, please reach out to us via email at

ASMBS is proudly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

For more information, visit our CME Policies page.

Online Education

Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Lecture Series

1-1.5 CME/CEU each – Limited time to apply. Click each to submit a claim for credits. $35 charge for non-members.

View all APP Lecture Series for CME Opportunities.


The ASMBS offers SOARD Journal CME – a free CME service available to ASMBS members.

Two CME articles are added each month and articles will be available online for three years. Each article offers 1 Accredited CME and Self-Assessment (SA) credit. Read the article, complete the evaluation and optional SA test, and claim your credits all in one location.

Access the SOARD CME login page

Annual Meeting OnDemand

Missed the ASMBS 2023 Annual Meeting?
The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Annual Meeting has been recorded and is now available exclusively through ASMBS OnDemand.

ASMBS 2024 Annual Meeting

When: June 9-13, 2024
Where: San Diego, California

ASMBS 2025 Annual Meeting

When: June 15-19, 2025
Where: National Harbor, Maryland

ASMBS 2026 Annual Meeting

When: May 3-7, 2026
Where: San Antonio, Texas