With great interest, we read 3 recent articles in the Archives about vitamin D.1- 3 Even as vitamin D is the focus of increased exposure during its moment in the American “sun,”2 American medical trainees are increasingly interested in global health.4 Therefore, we offer some additional comments to frame the recent Archives articles1- 3 in a global context.
Fischer PR, Thacher TD, Pettifor JM. Vitamin D and Rickets Beyond America. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008;162(12):1193. doi:10.1001/archpedi.162.12.1193