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HIV and AIDS Medicine

Telemedicine Education


We offer telemedicine-based clinical education for the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (NYSDOCCS). Due to the geographic isolation of most NYS correctional facilities, telemedicine is an effective modality to reach correctional clinicians with the most up-to-date HIV treatment information. This technology also allows clinicians throughout the state to directly communicate and interact with our HIV specialists to structure individualized treatment plans for their patients.  

Albany Med implements four case-based, accredited HIV telemedicine series for prescribers, nurses, pharmacists and dentists. HIV education topics are prioritized in response to our annual statewide needs assessment.

Some programs include:

  • HIV Case Conferencing
  • HIV and Hepatitis C Co-infection
  • Antiretoviral Therapy (ART) Updates
  • Drug-Drug Interactions
  • ART Adherence
  • ART Sequencing
  • Medication Errors
  • HIV Oral Lesions

Click here for a map of NYSDOCCS facilities.

Telemedicine broadcasts
You can view the previously recorded telemedicine broadcasts below by clicking on each link. Although these programs are non-accredited, they are helpful resources.  Please contact us at (518) 262-4674 or via e-mail at ybarraj@mail.amc.edu if you have any questions.

6/24/15
Medication Errors
John J. Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIV-P
Clinical Pharmacist
Regional Pharmacy Director for
New York/New Jersey AIDS Education & Training Center
Clinical Pharmacist
Albany Medical College
Albany, New York

6/18/15
Clinical Diagnosis of Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and Genital Herpes via Telemedicine
Marguerite A. Urban, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, New York

5/14/15
Overview of Medications for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs):
Considerations for Pharmacists

Nimish Patel, PharmD, PhD, AAHIVP
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany, New York

5/1/15
Transgender Care in the HIV-infected Patient
Zil Goldstein, FNP-BC
Beth Israel Medical Center
PERSIST Health Project
New York, New York

4/28/15
Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment of Syphilis
Natalie Neu, MD, MPH
Director
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Coordinator
Clinical Trials Research Unit, Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease
Medical Director
Project STAY
Core Clinical Faculty
New York City STD/HIV Prevention Training Center
New York, New York 

3/26/15
Ask the Oral Health Specialist
Peter J. De Lisi, DDS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Attending Dentist
Westchester Institute of Human Development
White Plains, New York 

2/18/15
HIV Resistance Overview for Providers
Nimish Patel, PharmD, PhD, AAHIVP
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany, New York

2/6/15
Hepatitis B and HIV Co-infection: Updates in Prevention and Care
Elizabeth A. Reddy, MD, MSc
Infectious Disease
Medical Director, DAC Center
Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York

12/18/14
Psychotropic Medications - Interactions with HIV and HCV Medications
Nimish Patel, PharmD, PhD, AAHIVP
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany, New York

11/19/14
HIV Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
Shelley A. Gilroy, MD, FIDSA, HIVMA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Albany Medical College
AIDS Designated Center
Albany, New York

11/7/14
HIV and Oral Health
Peter J. De Lisi, DDS
Clinical Assistant Professor
New York Medical College
Attending Dentist
Westchester Institute for Human Development
White Plains, New York 

10/22/14
HIV Pre-Exposure & Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP & PEP)
Ronald H. Goldschmidt, MD
Director
Clinicians Consultation Center (CCC)
Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
Vice Chair
UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine
San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, California

Dawn K. Smith, MD, MS, MPH
Biomedical Interventions Activity Lead
Epidemiology Branch, DHAP, NCHSTP
CDC
Atlanta, Georgia

9/5/14
HIV and HCV Update
John J. Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIV-P
Regional Pharmacy Director
NY/NJ AIDS Education & Training Center
Pharmacist
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York

6/25/14
Medication Errors
John J. Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIV-P
Regional Pharmacy Director
NY/NJ AIDS Education & Training Center
Pharmacist
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York 

5/22/14
NYS DOCS Nursing Update on Currently Approved Hepatitis C Treatment
Alicia Stivala, NP
Co-Director of HIV/Hepatitis
Co-Infection Clinic
Division of Infectious Diseases
The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York

4/23/14
HCV Medication Update
Regional Pharmacy Director
NY/NJ AIDS Education & Training Center
Pharmacist
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York

4/9/14
Antiretroviral Treatment Update

Demetre C. Daskalaksi, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Medical Director,
Ambulatory HIV Services
New York, New York

Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, ANP-BC, ACRN, AAHIVS
Assistant Professor of Nursing,
Program Director,
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program
Columbia University, School of Nursing
New York, New York 

4/4/14
Oral Health in the Substance Using Patient
Sharon Stancliff, MD, FAAFP
Director,
Harm Reeducation Coalition
New York, New York

2/26/14
HIV & Stigma
Karina Andrea Danvers, BS
Public Health MA
Director, New England AIDS Education & Training Center - Local Performance Site
Yale AIDS Program
New Haven, Connecticut

2/5/14
HIV Resistance Overview for Providers
John J. Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIV-P
Regional Pharmacy Director
NY/NJ AIDS Education & Training Center
Pharmacist
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York

1/8/14
HPV, HIV and Oral Health
Miriam R. Robbins, DDS, MS
Associate Chair
Department of OMF Pathology, Radiology and Medicine
NYU College of Dentistry
New York, New York 

12/18/13
Psychiatric Medications, HIV and HCV - Drug Interactions
John J. Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIV-P
Regional Pharmacy Director
NY/NJ AIDS Education & Training Center
Pharmacist
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York

12/4/13
Post-Exposure Prophylaxis: An Update
Mary Goodspeed, RN, BS
Coordinator
HIV Clinical Education Initiative
Erie County Medical Center
Buffalo, New York

10/16/13
Overview of Integrase Inhibitors in HIV Care
John J. Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIV-P
Regional Pharmacy Director
NY/NJ AIDS Education & Training Center
Pharmacist
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York

10/9/13
Hepatitis C and Hepatitis C/HIV Co-infection Treatment Update

David C. Wolf, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF
Professor of Clinical Medicine
New York Medical College
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, New York

Alicia C. Stivala, NP
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner and Co-Director of HIV/Hepatitis Co-infection Clinic
Division of Infectious Diseases
The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York

9/25/13
Low Health Literacy or Non-Adherence: Can you tell the difference?
Darcel Reyes, RN, ANP-BC, AAHIVS, PhD (c)
Consultant, CAI Global
New York, New York

If you are a NYS or NJ correctional health care worker desiring telemedicine education, please contact our office at (518) 262-4674 or ybarraj@mail.amc.edu 

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