This course includes:
- Video presentation by a leading expert
- Pre- and post-exams to measure your understanding
- CME and MOC claiming online
Marcella Walker, MD
Dr. Walker is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University in the Division of Endocrinology. Dr. Walker received her undergraduate training at Wesleyan University and her medical training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2002 and went on to complete a 3-year fellowship training program in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. Dr. Walker joined the faculty at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2005. Dr. Walker also completed a Masters Degree in Biostatistics and Patient-Oriented Research at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University in 2009. Dr. Walker’s major research interests involve the clinical investigation of 1) new skeletal imaging technologies 2) genetics of osteoporosis and 3) primary hyperparathyroidism. She has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, National Osteoporosis Foundation, New York Academy of Medicine and the Irving Scholars Program. She has authored numerous articles related to these topics. Dr. Walker is a member of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Review common and uncommon causes of hypercalcemia
- Explain the diagnostic evaluation of hypercalcemia
- Discuss common clinical pitfalls in the work up of hypercalcemia
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.
Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.
ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
The American College of Endocrinology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Endocrinology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.