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The Team Approach to Retention in PrEP and HIV Care Workshop: Cleveland, OH


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2.25 CEUs
The Team Approach to Retention in PrEP and HIV Care

Workshop DescriptionAcademy credentialed providers, clinicians, members, social workers, and guest participants will explore the profound impact of antiretroviral therapy and the HIV care continuum in the United States, quantifying individuals affected by HIV and identifying gaps in care. Effective retention in care for PrEP services and HIV treatment can significantly reduce new infections and HIV-associated morbidity and mortality. Interactive sessions will offer insights and strategies for improving retention in care, involving health care professionals, support personnel, peer navigators, health department staff, and individuals with HIV, with the aim of enhancing HIV care outcomes in the United States.

Program Agenda6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Registration, Dinner
6:45 – 7:00 p.m.: Welcome, Introductions
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.: Keynote, Panel
8:00 – 8:45 p.m.: Case Review, Group Reporting
8:45 – 9:00 p.m.: Q&A/Adjourn

Note: Please note that there is a large lot located at the rear of the building available for parking. While this is a public lot, there is a covered arch that will guide you back to the main entrance of the restaurant.
Learning Objectives
  • Incorporate into clinical practices novel strategies for the identification and re-engagement of patients lost to either PrEP care or HIV treatment follow-up.
  • Describe how competing life factors and adverse events can interrupt retention in care.
  • Discuss best and promising practices in retention in PrEP care/HIV treatment.
  • Identify opportunities to streamline intake processes to reduce patient burdens.
  • Develop and incorporate strategies to address local/regional referral needs for clinical services, including medical and supportive care.


  • Gina Lamar Evans, MPH

    Director of Services
    NEFUSE Case Management & Training Services
    Chicago, IL

  • James Hekman, MD, FACP

    Regional Medical Director of Cleveland Clinic
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine- Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, OH

  • Jordian Foster, MPH

    Director of Education
    AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland
    Cleveland, OH

  • Andrea Pallotta, PharmD

    HIV/Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy Specialist & Clinical Coordinator, Infectious Diseases/HIV
    Cleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH

  • Steven Schreiber, RN, CCMC

    Site Manager, RN
    Signature Health
    Cleveland, OH

November 16, 2023
Thu 6:00 PM EST
Cleveland, OH Edwins Too 13220 Shaker Square, Cleveland, OH 44120

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Duration 3H 0M

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