HIV & Syndemic Infectious Diseases Mini-Residency-May 2024

Chicago, IL US
May 15, 2024 to May 17, 2024
Provide the best care to patients living with HIV and other syndemic infectious diseases!
This activity is strategically designed to address gaps in knowledge and awareness of the myriad issues impacting patients living with HIV. Specifically crafted to equip healthcare professionals with the latest tools and insights necessary to elevate patient care to new heights, this activity will dive into the dynamic landscape of HIV patient care, bridge the awareness gap, and transform your approach to patient well-being.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals committed to the treatment and care of patients living with HIV, STIs, viral hepatitis, COVID-19, mpox, and other HIV-related conditions and comorbidities.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recall the latest epidemiology of COVID-19, surveillance of variants, and its degree of severity among adults;
  • Identify fundamental elements of ambulatory HIV care via virtual encounters, including respectful engagement, sensitive history taking, limited physical diagnosis, laboratory management and clinical monitoring, and patient education;
  • List the classes and targets of anti-retroviral drugs, their side effects, and their indications for use;
  • State current trends in HIV epidemiology in the United States and the significance of status-neutral strategy;
  • Cite factors leading to ART drug resistance and three ways to reduce the risk of drug resistance;
  • Define the epidemiology and management of hepatitis B and C in people with HIV;
  • Review ART management in consideration of the prevention and effective management of common HIV co-morbidities, including depression, chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, and HIV-associated neurological defects;
  • Describe the epidemiology, prevention, and treatment of mpox and severe mpox in people living with HIV;
  • Discuss the fundamentals of and new trends in HIV prevention, testing, and counseling, including the use of PrEP and ART for prevention (U=U);
  • Illustrate strategies for HIV management during pregnancy and breastfeeding to prevent mother-to-child transmission;
  • Examine the current understanding of the COVID-19 endemic, including antiviral and immunomodulatory treatments and vaccines;
  • Explain the current epidemiology of the most common STIs in the United States and current STI prevention and treatment strategies.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Chena Brown
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(312) 996-1373
Available credit: 
  • 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.75 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 15.75 Participation
Event starts: 
05/15/2024 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
05/17/2024 - 1:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
8:30 AM
Renslow Sherer, MD &
Aniruddha Hazra, MD
8:45 AM
Top Issues in HIV Care and Prevention
Renslow Sherer, MD
10:00 AM
Epidemiology, Transmission, & Prevention of HIV Infection
Jessica Ridgway, MD
11:00 AM
HIV in Pregnancy and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission
Ashish Premkumar, MD, PhD
12:00 PM
Lunch Break
1:00 PM
Virtual/Live HIV Patient Encounters #1
Renslow Sherer, MD &
Aniruddha Hazra, MD
3:00 PM
8:30 AM
The Initial Encounter
Aniruddha Hazra, MD
9:15 AM
HIV Pre and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
Aniruddha Hazra, MD
10:30 AM
Introduction to Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)
Paul Djuricich, PharmD &
Kane Stafford, PharmD
11:30 AM
ART Case Discussions
Paul Djuricich, PharmD &
Kane Stafford, PharmD
12:30 PM
Lunch Break
1:00 PM
Hepatitis B and C Diagnosis and Management in HIV
Mai Pho, MD
1:45 PM
Summary of New Findings & Updates from Recent Meetings
Renslow Sherer, MD
3:00 PM
8:30 AM
Renslow Sherer, MD
9:30 AM
Opportunistic Infections
John Flores, MD
10:30 AM
 HIV Complications and Considerations in Special Populations
Jade Pagkas-Bather, MD
11:30 AM
 HIV and Aging
En-Ling Wu, MD
12:15 PM
Sexual Health and STI Guidelines
Aniruddha Hazra, MD
1:00 PM
Course Evaluations
1:30 PM
The agenda is subject to change.
University of Chicago Medical Center
5837 S Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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 The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
Renslow Sherer Jr., MD  Renslow Sherer, Jr., MD
  Professor of Medicine

  Aniruddha Hazra, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
  Medical Director, UCM Sexual Wellness Clinic
  Director, STI Services for Chicago Center of HIV Elimination

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Credit
University of Chicago Medicine is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Participants who successfully complete the entire activity and complete an evaluation form will earn 15.75 contact hours.

Other Participant Credit
Other participants will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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