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Wed 7/15/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Accessing Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): Billing and Coding MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Accessing Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): Billing and Coding
Wed 7/15/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

The purpose of this webinar is to describe the process of coding for PrEP in WV and PA, discuss the implementation of billing for PrEP, and compare the different options for paying for PrEP.


** Online/Virtual Event **
Mon 7/20/2020 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Virtual HIV in West Virginia: Tackle the Epidemic, Not the Opioids MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Virtual HIV in West Virginia: Tackle the Epidemic, Not the Opioids
Mon 7/20/2020 11:00AM - 12:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

This webinar will focus on the question of why there is a raging epidemic of addiction. The current opioid epidemic is a symptom of the fraying of the socio-economic fabric of rural United States. We will also look at the reasons why funding should be targeted to substance misuse, not to the drug of the moment.


** Online/Virtual Event **
Tue 7/21/2020 9:00AM - 10:00AM
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Special Populations in Ending the HIV Epidemic: Routine HIV Testing in Adolescents MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Special Populations in Ending the HIV Epidemic: Routine HIV Testing in Adolescents
Tue 7/21/2020 9:00AM - 10:00AM
** Online/Virtual Event **

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to describe current guidelines and epidemiology for HIV testing among adolescents, identify key steps in educating health professionals on routine HIV testing for adolescents, and discuss lessons learned and how to implement these lessons learned across EHE regions.


** Online/Virtual Event **
Thu 7/23/2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Telehealth and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) during COVID-19 MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Telehealth and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) during COVID-19
Thu 7/23/2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

This session will describe PrEP and the importance of adherence during the COVID-19 pandemic, barriers to PrEP that have been brought on by COVID-19, strategies to overcome barriers and promote adherence, and how telehealth can be used to promote PrEP.


** Online/Virtual Event **
Thu 7/30/2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Roadmap for COVID-19 Vaccine Development MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Roadmap for COVID-19 Vaccine Development
Thu 7/30/2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

This webinar will describe the process of vaccine development during COVID-19 and discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with vaccine development.


** Online/Virtual Event **

Recent Events

MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Conference

Grand Rounds World AIDS Day Conference

Friday 11/30
Alumni Hall

The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is presenting a 2018 World AIDS Day Conference at Alumni Hall on the Pitt Campus. Public Health students are invited to attend grand rounds presentations by the keynote speakers free of charge (lunch NOT included).

Conference Overview: According to the CDC, more than 36.9 million people are living with HIV worldwide. Recent scientific breakthroughs as well as various prevention efforts now point to the possibility of an AIDS-free generation. The World AIDS Day 2018 conference will bring together experts in the field of HIV in order to enable physicians, nurses and other HIV care providers to develop skills to identify and effectively treat those individuals diagnosed with HIV and to recognize signs and symptoms in a diverse population. Experts will talk about prevention, risk reduction, the potential for getting to zero new HIV infections, and much more.

Grand Rounds will be offered to students for free for the following sessions:

1. 8:30am - 9:30am HIV, HCV, and Medication Assisted Opioid Treatment
Ronald Goldschmidt, MD, Professor of Family Community Medicine, UCSF; Principle Investigator, AETC National Clinician Consultation Center

2.  9:30am - 10:30am Learning from the Journey: Continuing Challenges in the HIV Epidemic
Cheryl Healton, DrPH, Dean of Global Public Health, Professor of Public Health Policy and Management, New York University

3. 2:00pm - 3:00pm What's New in HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure
John Mellors, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Endowed Chair for Global Elimination of HIV/AIDS, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

4.  3:00pm - 4:00pm Substance Use and Mental Health
Antoine Douaihy, MD, Director, Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

5. 4:00pm - 5:00pm Moving the Agenda Forward: Advocacy and Empowerment
Marla Gold, MD, FACP, Dean Emerita and Professor of Health Management and Policy, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University

Conference Attendance:
Staff/Faculty/Alumni/Public (2 options):
Visit the Conference Registration Page for Abstract and Regular Registration: https://www.maaetc.org/p/wad2018

Students (3 options):
Only attending the grand rounds sessions (no lunch) - Students follow normal grand rounds check-in procedure
Abstract registration + Full-day program (w/ lunch) - Students can contact the MAAETC for scholarships - pre-event registration required
Full-day program (w/ lunch) – Students can contact the MAAETC for scholarships – pre-event registration required

Students are encouraged to submit a poster abstract for the World AIDS Day 2018 Conference Poster Session by October 26, 2018. In this case, the registration fee may be waived and students can attend the entire program, including lunch. Please contact the MidAtlantic AETC at maaetc@pitt.edu or 412-624-1895 for more information on scholarships. Our office is at A226 Public Health, University of Pittsburgh for in-person inquiries.

Conference Registration Page: https://www.maaetc.org/p/wad2018

Last Updated On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by Garofalo, Matt
Created On Wednesday, August 8, 2018

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