Anna Broder, M.D.
, and Peter Barland, M.D.
Dr. Broder is Senior Fellow and Dr. Barland is Professor of Medicine (Emeritus), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.
Within the past 12 months, Drs. Broder and Barland report no commercial conflicts of interest;
Estimated time to complete:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Discuss vitamin D metabolism and define vitamin D deficiency
- List the experimental evidence that vitamin D effects the immune system
- Review critically the evidence that vitamin D deficiency plays a role in the pathogenesis of rheumatologic and non-rheumatologic autoimmune diseases.