Advanced Management Issues in HIV Care Conference

An Advanced Focus on the Management of Patients Infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Conference

When: Sept. 12, 2019, 6 p.m., Dinner and Evening Keynote Address
Sept. 13, 2019, 7:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Conference

Where: The Glidden House | Cleveland, Ohio

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Who Should Attend: Infectious disease and internal medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, counselors, social workers, and other health care professionals who have an interest in HIV care.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss effective interventions to reduce the time to ART initiation in patients with newly diagnosed HIV
  • Identify opportunities and challenges in leveraging acute health events to engage individuals with substance use disorders in treatment
  • Describe and apply current recommendations and clinical evidence to the prevention and management of common chronic disease conditions co-occuring with HIV
  • Describe and apply principles of trauma informed care in the care of individuals with HIV
  • Review hot topics relevant to HIV care, including positive to positive organ transplantation, therapeutic uses of marijuana, and emergence of super-drug resistant STIs

Presented By:

  • Department of Infectious Disease, Cleveland Clinic
  • The Sarah Cole Hirsh Institute for Evidence-Based Practice, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University

In Partnership With:

  • Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
  • Circle Health Services
  • The MetroHealth System
  • The Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center
  • VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System
  • University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Continuing Education and Accreditation Information

Advanced Management
Issues in HIV Care
September 12-13, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

5:30 – 6:00 PM Registration and Exhibits

6:00 – 7:30 PM Buffet Dinner 

6:30 – 8:00 PM Keynote Address,"The Future of ART"

Paul Sax, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston, MA

Friday, September 13, 2019

7:30 – 8:15 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Exhibits

8:15 – 8:30 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks

Alan Taege, MD
Cleveland Clinic    

8:30 – 9:15 AM Rapid ART:  A New Approach Panel Discussion

Ann Avery, MD
The MetroHealth System

Barbara Gripshover, MD
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Jennifer McMillen Smith, LISW-S
The MetroHealth System

Amy Hirsh Shumaker, Pharm.D
VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System

9:15 – 10:00 AM Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2019

Kim Workowski, MD
Emory University Atlanta, GA

10:00 – 10:30 AM Morning Break and Exhibits

10:30 – 11:15 AM Trauma Informed Care

Brenda Glass, LSW
Circle Health Services

Carol Dawson-Rose RN, PhD, FAAN
University of California San Francisco

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Medical Marijuana for PLWH

Jasjit Gill, Pharm.D.
University of Colorado, Denver, CO

12:00 – 1:30 PM Lunch Break

1:30 – 2:15 PM Cardiovascular Health for HIV Patients

Chris Longenecker, MD
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

2:15 – 2:30 PM Move to Breakout Session

2:30 – 3:15 PM Breakout Sessions:

  • Hepatitis B & C Updates
    Melissa Jenkins, MD
    The MetroHealth System
  • HIV Positive to Positive Organ Transplantation
    Alan Taege, MD
    Cleveland Clinic
  • Chronic Disease Management for HIV
    Puja Van Epps, MD
    VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System

3:30 – 4:15 PM Getting Patients to Addiction Treatment: Perspectives of the Regional Opioid Epidemic

David Streem, MD
Cleveland Clinic 

4:15 – 4:30 PM Closing Remarks and Evaluations

Joachim Voss, PhD, RN
Case Western Reserve University