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Washington

January 2017

17

Seattle, WA

Aging & HIV

Wayne C. McCormick, MD, MPH & Heidi Crane, MD, MPH
Seattle, WA

February 2017

21

Seattle, WA

Stigma and HIV Care in America's African-born Community

Roxanne Kerani, PhD, MPH
Seattle, WA

March 2017

22

Seattle, WA

2017 CROI Update

Robert D. Harrington, MD Brian Wood, MD Ann Collier, MD Julie Dombrowski, MD
Seattle, WA

April 2017

18

Seattle, WA

New Frontiers in Safe Sex: It is Not Just About Condoms

Judy Levison, MD, MPH
Seattle, WA

May 2017

16

Seattle, WA

Triple Diagnoses: Mental Illness, Addiction and HIV

Christine Yuodelis-Flores, MD
Seattle, WA

June 2017

20

Seattle, WA

1:05 pm
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The Impact of HIV and Aging on the Brain

Scott Letendre, MD
Seattle, WA

1:05 pm
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July 2017

18

Harborview Medical Center's Research and Training Building, Auditorium, 300 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104

10:00 AM

ACC: Biomedical Prevention for HIV Control: From Research to Reality

Thomas Quinn, MD, MSc
Harborview Medical Center's Research and Training Building, Auditorium, 300 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104

10:00 AM

Efforts to control HIV/AIDS now depend almost entirely on biomedical interventions to reduce infectiousness through antiretroviral drugs and to prevent acquisition among uninfected individuals via a number of interventions like PrEP.  These interventions will be reviewed in the context of implementation, both successes and limitations.   

Thomas Quinn, MD, MSc is Director of Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health, Professor of Medicine and Pathology in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Associate Director for International Research, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health.

ACC is always free! To join the live webinar, register here.  Pre-registration not required if attending the one hour in-person session at: Harborview Medical Center's Research and Training Bldg, Auditorium at 300 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104.

What is this lecture series?

Typically held on the third Tuesday of every month, the AIDS Clinical Conference (ACC) features local and national experts discussing a broad range of topics related to the clinical care of persons living with HIV. 1.2 CNE contact hours are available for eligible participants.  To sign up for the ACC mailing list: register here 

October 2017

17

Seattle, WA

8:00 am
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ACC: Chronic Hepatitis B & HIV: Remaining Challenges in Coinfection

H. Nina Kim, MD, Mac
Seattle, WA

8:00 am
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Chronic HBV infections remains a major public health issue globally despite the advent of vaccine and antiviral therapy. This talk reviews what we know so far about chronic HBV in the context of HIV infected patients and what remains to be done.

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AARTH
Yakima Valley FWC
AARTH
AARTH

African Americans Reach and Teach Health (AARTH) Ministry 

African Americans Reach and Teach Health (AARTH) Ministry is a faith-based 501c3 nonprofit organization established to respond to HIV/AIDS and other major health issues affecting people of African descent. AARTH’s mission is to increase the capacity of faith and health institutions to provide wellness and community care services for people of African descent. Active in Colorado, Oregon, Utah and Washington, AARTH provides training through three capacity building programs: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (including cancer, diabetes, HIV and pain), Health Ministry Development Services and HIV/AIDS Education & Training.

AARTH also provides evidence based behavioral change services including environmental health; health assessments; peer education, and sustainable health ministries.  Other services include: Body & Soul nutrition program; grief and loss; parenting and caregiving support, preventative health education and screenings; and spiritual and pastoral care. AARTH is one of the designated sites for offering in-person delivery of the HIV Licensures Training for individuals seeking certification and professional licenses in Washington State.

Services

· Access to clinical preceptorship programs

· Culturally relevant HIV/AIDS training for African American faith-based institutions and health professionals providing care and treatment for African American and African-born HIV positive patients

· Organizational development through health equity and social justice

· Practice Transformation performance development

· Web-based & distance learning

· More than 40 possible HIV related trainings including:

Ø Domestic Violence

Ø Historical Trauma

Ø Implicit Bias and Microaggressions

Ø Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Ø Privilege and Power In Health Care

Ø Sexual Concurrency

Ø The Impact of Social and Structural Factors in HIV Care

Ø Stigma

Ø The Impact of HIV among African Africans/African-Born

Ø Trauma Informed Health Care

Yakima Valley FWC
Yakima Valley FWC

¡Projecto Cultivar!: Latino/Migrant Farm Worker Training Project

Established in 1978, the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) is a community/migrant health center providing a variety of services (medical, dental, mental health, educational training, HIV/AIDS, WIC, and community health services) in Washington and Oregon. Through its ¡Cultivar! program, the YVFWC provides culturally competent care to first generation monolingual Hispanics in the Yakima Valley region. The mission of the YVFWC is  “Together we are dedicated to lead, with the courage to care, the determination to promote personal growth, and the compassion to champion the cause of those who have no voice.” As the largest community based health center in the Pacific Northwest and a Joint Commission-accredited community/ migrant health center, the 20+ Washington and Oregon YVFWCC locations impact the lives of thousands of adults and children each year. 

The YVFWC New Hope Clinic is a nurse-managed Ryan White Part C Clinic in Yakima, WA. It provides medical and nursing, as well as nutrition support, dental care, counseling, outreach, referrals, and case management for people living with HIV/AIDS in Yakima and throughout central Washington.

Services

  • Develops and provides HIV/AIDS training to health care providers who primarily serve Latino migrant farm workers with HIV or who are at high risk for HIV infection and have limited access to medical care  
  • Instructional clinical training programs 
  • Rural Nursing Preceptorship program