This course includes:
- Video presentation by a leading expert
- Pre- and post-exams to measure your understanding
- CME and MOC claiming online
Angela M. Leung, MD, MSc, ECNU
Dr. Angela Leung is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Her clinical and research interests are in iodine nutrition, thyroid dysfunction, and exposure to thyroid toxicants, particularly in relation to maternal and child health. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Thyroidology, a journal of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) which summarizes the latest articles in the published clinical thyroid literature. She is a past chair of the Public Health Committee of the ATA and currently serves on the ATA's board of directors and the society's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Describe the roles of various micronutrients in thyroid disease.
- Describe the importance of adequate iodine nutrition for normal thyroid hormone production.
- Discuss the potential precautions with goitrogen and soy ingestions in regards to thyroid health.
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to .75 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 .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.