1. To recognize centers that have demonstrated their commitment to research driven best practices and continue to invest in staff education and training,
  2. To highlight health centers for their competencies and dedication to providing specialized health care that addresses the multifactorial therapeutic needs of the obese patient.
  3. To recognize health centers that promote wellness and offers multidisciplinary modalities for individualized care and support for patients regardless of size
  4. Help the public identify, trusted accredited Centers of Therapeutic Excellence at which they can expect to receive, specialized, safe, effective, competent and compassionate care.
  5. To influence, enhance and advance the quality of bariatric healthcare provided to patients with obesity and diabesity worldwide.
  6. To promote the sharing of data to aid researchers to improve the level of science in the discipline of Bariatrics.