Live National Webcast

New Advances in the Management of HIV and Hepatitis C


A Live National Webcast


Wednesday, April 13, 2016


12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time


CMA AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, Nursing Contact Hours or ACPEs
This is a Free Live Webcast


Registration Form Here

(No cost)



Questions? Contact Jim Ybarra at or 518-262-4674


We offer a biannual webcast series entitled "The Management of HIV/AIDS in Correctional & Community Settings" which addresses clinical issues in the management of HIV-infected patients. This series is a unique, collaborative venture among Albany Medical Center, the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and the private pharmaceutical industry. Each program addresses a different clinical aspect of HIV infection using the same format: didactic lectures, case presentations and a panel discussion. 


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Goal: The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to have the most recent information on the treatment of hepatitis C and HIV.


Who Should Attend: Physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other interested medical providers.


Learning Objectives:


  • Discuss recent advances in HIV and HCV therapy presented at recent conferences including CROI 2015, IAS 2015 and ICAAC 2015.
  • List the current AASLD and DHHS Guidelines recommended therapies for HCV and HIV respectively.
  • Compare and contrast new medications for HIV and HCV.
  • Apply presented strategies for treatment to case presentations.





12:00 p.m.
(Eastern Time)

Welcoming Remarks
John J. Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIV-P &
Carl J. Koenigsmann, MD

12:05 p.m.Advances in Hepatitis C Treatment
Kristen M. Marks, MD
12:40 p.m.Live Q & A call in/e-mail session with presenters
12:50 p.m.Break
1:00 p.m.Advances in HIV Treatment
Claudia T. Martorell, MD, MPH, FACP
1:35 p.mLive Q & A call in/e-mail session with presenters
1:45 p.m.Round table discussion
2:00 p.m.Adjourn

Faculty & Course Directors

FacultyCarl J. Koenigsmann, MD
Deputy Commissioner & Chief Medical Officer
New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
Albany, New York
 Kristen M. Marks, MD
Cornell Clinical Trials Unit
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York
 Claudia T. Martorell, MD, MPH, FACP
Director and Principal Investigator
The Research Institute
Springfield, Massachusetts
Course DirectorsJohn J. Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIV-P
Regional Pharmacy Director
Northeast/Caribbean AIDS Education & Training Center
Clinical Pharmacist
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York
 Barbara C. Orekondy, MS, RNC-OB, CNS
Education Specialist
The Center for Learning & Development
Albany Medical Center Hospital
Albany, New York
             Faculty                             Company and Relationship

John J. Faragon, PhamrD,

Speaker's Bureau: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Janssen, Merck

Consultant Fees: Gilead, ViiV

Kristen M. Marks, MDResearch Support: Gilead, Merck
Claudia T. Martorell, MD, MPH, FACPSpeaker's Bureau: Abbvie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead

The following Faculty or Planning Committee Members have no financial relationships to disclose:

Carl J. Koenigsmann, MD, Cynthia H. Miller, MD, AAHIVS, Jennifer Price, Barbara C. Orekondy, MS, RNC-OB, CNS & Sarah Walker, MS.

CME AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
Albany Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Albany Medical College designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Accreditation
The Albany Medical Center is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This learning activity will be awarded 1.75 nursing contact hours.

Continuing Pharmacy Education
The Pharmacist Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE# Pending
2 Contact Hours

Note to Pharmacists
Due to restrictions with the online survey to document your credits, you will need to indicate 1.75 hours attended (survey is set up to calculate ACCME hours which are calculated differently from pharmacy CEUs). While your attendance certificate will state 1.75 hours due to this automated system, your NABP profile and transcript will reflect the 2.0 hours. If you require a paper certificate with the 2.0 hours due to this survey restriction, please fully complete the online survey to document your attendance and then contact Jim Ybarra at

Other Credit Requirements
Continuing education credits are limited to those listed above, Disciplines with other continuing education requirements for their professional licenses are encouraged to submit evidence of their participation for reciprocity of credits. All participants that complete the online survey will be able to print an attendance certificate. There is also an option for a non-accredited certificate.

This event is a collaborative initiative among the Division of HIV Medicine at Albany Medical College and the Albany Medical Center Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit in cooperation with the Northeast/Caribbean AIDS Education & Training Center and the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. As an academic health sciences center, Albany Medical Center unites the many programs of Albany Medical Center and Albany Medical College.

Special Thanks
In the interest of an objective, balanced, and scientifically rigorous program, unrestricted educational grants are pooled to support this activity. We are thankful for the support of the following pharmaceutical companies:

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

This event is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HIVAIDS Bureau.