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HIV and AIDS Medicine

Annual HIV Clinical Care Symposium

This year, The HIV and AIDS Treatment Center at Albany Med be hosting the 15th Annual HIV and Clinical Care Symposium (Tuesday and Wednesday, June 3rd and 4th, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. 




Jennifer Price
518-262-5679 (fax)



Presentation Title Presenter Slide Handout
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
The Affordable Care Act and the Ryan White Program, Considerations for People Living with HIV: An Overview of Where We Are and Where We Are Going  Robert Greenwald, JD

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Antiretroviral Treatment: Evolving Advances in HIV Care Roy (Trip) Gulick, MD, MPH

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Hepatitis C Treatment: The Era of Direct-Acting Antivirals Andrew Talal, MD, MPH

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Breakout Group 1
HIV and Hepatitis C Drug Interactions: Case Based Discussions John Faragon, PharnD, BCPS, AAHIV-P Slides Here
Breakout Group 1
HIV and Hepatitis C Drug Interactions: Case Based Discussions John Faragon, PharnD, BCPS, AAHIV-P Slides Here
HIV Case Conferencing Expert Panel
Douglas Fish, MD, AAHIVS
Robert Jellinger, MD AAHIVS
Cynthia Miller, MD, AAHIVS
David Herman, MD, AAHIVS
Shelley Gilroy, MD FIDSA HIVMA
David Ray, MD, AAHIVS 

Cases (click on the titles below)

A Newly Diagnosed Patient

Another New HIV Diagnosis

Serocordant Couple

Acute to Chronic Hepatitis C

HIV and Hepatitis B

HIV Testing Algorithm

Breakout Group 2
Low Literacy, Non-Adherence, or Internet Interference: Do You Know the Difference? Darcel Reyes, ANP-BC, PhD (c) Slides Here
HIV Initial Assessment and Treatment: Where to Begin? Mary Goodspeed, BS, RN Slides Here
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The Future of the HIV Epidemic in New York State Daniel O'Connell, MA, MLS

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Personality Disorders: Coping Skills for Providers James Satriano, PhD

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Management of Metabolic Complications in the HIV Patient Marshall Glesby, MD, PhD

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What There is to Know About Human Papillomavirus (HPV) William Bonnez, MD

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Guidance on HIV Testing: The New Algorithm  Monica Parker, PhD

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Sponsored by Albany Medical College’s Department of Medicine, Division of HIV Medicine and the Office of Continuing Medical Education. Jointly sponsored/co-provided by Albany Medical College’s Department of Medicine. Provided by Albany Medical Center Nursing Continuing Education Provider Unit.

Changes occur rapidly in the fields of HIV and Hepatology. This course is designed to provide practitioners with the most up-to-date clinical information on a variety of topics to assist in their care of patients living with HIV and/or Hepatitis C. Presentation formats include didactic sessions and interactive case presentations, followed by subsequent question and answer periods.

The symposium will be of interest to physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers, mental health practitioners, and case managers who care for those infected with HIV and Hepatitis C.

Special thanks to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute’s Clinical Education Initiative and the New York/New Jersey AIDS Education & Training Center for their collaboration and support.

We greatly acknowledge the following companies for supporting this symposium. A complete list of supporters will be provided at the conference.

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After attending the course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the current standards of care for initial, preferred therapy for HIV infection.
  • Recognize the impact of The Affordable Care Act on the Ryan White Program.
  • Describe the new classes of direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) available for treatment of chronic hepatitis C.
  • List the antiretroviral medications which can safely be used with the new hepatitis C protease inhibitors.
  • Describe the indications for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination.
  • Recognize criteria for the diagnosis of Personality Disorder.
  • Discuss how the revised HIV testing algorithm differs from our current Western blot confirmatory testing.


Albany Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Albany Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity


AAPA accepts Category I credit for AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA Category I CME credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.


This learning activity is provided by the Albany Medical Center Nursing Continuing Education Provider Unit.

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 up to 11.00 of continuing nursing education (CNE) hours.


This program will provide pharmacists with 1.1 continuing education units (CEUs)/11.0 contact hours of continuing education. The Pharmacists Society of New York is on probation as an accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. ACPE # 0170-9999-14-035-L02-P


Physicians $180 (by May 23) and $200 (after May 23)

Residents & Other Health Professionals $80 (by May 23) and $100 (after May 23)

Tuition includes the conference registration, continental breakfast, breaks and lunch each day and available course material. A special rate for attending one day is not available.


Hilton Garden Inn - Troy
235 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180

For information and directions go to www.troy.hgi.com or call (877) 782-9444.

A block of overnight rooms has been reserved at The Hilton Garden Inn - Troy for the nights of Monday, June 2 through Tuesday, June 3, 2014. The block of rooms will be released on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. The room rate is $114 per night, Single/ Double Occupancy. Gratuity and Room Tax are additional. Check-In is 3:00 pm; Check-Out is noon. To make reservations, call the Hilton Garden Inn at (877) 782-9444 by May 13. Indicate that you are with the Albany Medical College group to secure the above rate. After May 13, reservations will be accepted on a space available basis and the above rates are not guaranteed