This course is part of the Let’s Stop HIV Together & Pri-Med: 40 Year Recognition of HIV curriculum.
0.50 CME/CE Credit
Let’s Stop HIV Together & Pri-Med Part 2: 40 Year Recognition of HIV – Strategies for Ending the HIV Epidemic
The Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) initiative aims to reduce new HIV infections in the U.S. by 90% by 2030. This aim will be achieved by equitably and collaboratively delivering care and focusing resources on communities most affected by HIV, including those in Southern and rural areas. Join Dr. Charles Vega, Health Sciences Clinical Professor at UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine, and Dr. Leandro Mena, Chair and Professor of the Department of Population Health Science at University of Mississippi, and Director of the Center for HIV/AIDS Research, as they discuss how to provide culturally competent and collaborative care using the four EHE strategies: diagnose, treat, prevent, and respond.
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- Review the impact of HIV on populations in the South and in rural areas
- Describe programs aimed at developing a model of culturally competent HIV care
- Discuss challenges in identifying and managing HIV in rural areas
- Outline resources available for primary care clinicians to help in the uptake of HIV-related services across prevention, screening, treatment, and specialty care
Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education
Executive Director, UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Leandro Mena, MD, MPH
Founding Chair and Professor, Department of Population Health Science, University of Mississippi Medical Center John D. Bower School of Population Health;
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, Center for HIV/AIDS Research,
Education and Policy at the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities
the STD Medical Director for the State of Mississippi
Let’s Stop HIV Together Clinical Ambassador
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.
Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
Leandro Mena, MD, MPH: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
Non-faculty contributors involved in the planning, development, editing, and review of the content have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
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