Practical Pediatrics Webcast: "Vitamin D: New Roles and Controversies"

Omar Ali, MD discuss the history and discovery of Vitamin D, controversies regarding the appropriate serum level of Vitamin D, and controversies about the importance of Vitamin D in health and disease.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course details

  • AMA PRA Category 1: 0.75
  • Hours of Participation: 0.75
  • Course opens: Mon, Mar 03 2014
  • Course expires: Thu, Mar 03 2016
  • Cost: $0.00

Target audience

  • Pediatricians
  • Family medicine providers
  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Physician Assistants

Learning objectives

  • Learn about the history of the discovery of Vitamin D and its role in health.
  • Discuss current controversies regarding the appropriate serum level of vitamin D and its daily requirement in healthy individuals. 
  • Discuss current controversies about the importance of vitamin D in health and disease, particularly in extra-skeletal tissues.

Faculty & credentials

Omar Ali, MD is a pediatric endocrinologist at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, an associate professor of Endocrine at The Medical College of Wisconsin

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ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
CME Coordinator Name : 
Jacob Hill
Phone Number : 
+1 (414) 266-8617
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