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Providence 2015 HIV/AIDS Symposium: October 29th

Oct 13, 2015

Hosted by: Jose Bordon, MD, PhD, Chief, Providence Center for Infectious Diseases

Working Together to Treat and Prevent the HIV Epidemic in our Community

*1 AMA PRA Category 3 Credit; CME activity being offered for 3 contact hours or 3 hours of continuing Pharmacy (CPE) credit*

Presentations

The Voice of the Community Against the HIV Epidemic

The DC HAHSTA Perspective on HIV

Michael Kharfen, Senior Deputy Director, DC Department of Health, HAHSTA

Gender Identity & HIV Epidemic

Charles Samenow, MD, George Washington University

Roundtable Discussions - Q & A

 

Providers in Action Against the HIV Epidemic

The HIV Epidemic Trend in DC, Challenges & Needs

Henry Massur, Director of Critical Care Department, NIH

General Medicine Practices for HIV/AIDS

Ian Frank, MD, Professor of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine

HIV Therapy and HIV Prevention: Reducing the Risk of HIV Infection

Robert Redfield, MD, Chief of Division on Infectious Diseases at University of Maryland Medical School

Roundtable Discussions - Q & A

 

Objectives

  • To understand the sex and gender identity for the optimal contribution against HIV epidemic
  • To learn ongoing challenges and services to link individuals with HIV Infection to optimal care
  • To describe HIV testing processes according to CDC and recommendation of antiretroviral therapy according to DHHS guidelines
  • To screen and counsel individuals at risk for HIV infection to incorporate "Pre-exposure prophylaxis" to prevent the HIV transmission
  • To optimize the care of individuals, regardless of gender identity and risk of HIV infection

Event Details

  • Thursday, October 29, 2015: 5:00PM - 8:30PM
  • Ross Auditorium at Providence (1150 Varnum Street, NE in Washington, DC 20017)
  • Dinner will be served
  • RSVP to (202) 854-4052 or Danielle.Cartwright@provhosp.org

Main hospital Phone: (202) 854 7000

Providence Hospital, 1150 Varnum Street, N.E. Washington, DC 20017 2180