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The Team Approach to Retention in PrEP and HIV Care Workshop: Memphis, TN


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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 – 8:15 p.m.: Keynote, Panel
8:15 – 8:45 p.m.: Case Review, Group Reporting
8:45 – 9:00 p.m.: Q&A/Adjourn

Note: Free parking - There is common-area parking surrounding The River Inn of Harbor Town and The River Hall. Guests may park along Island Drive in front of River Hall, in the parking lot directly across Island Drive, along Harbor Square, and in lots available behind the North and South hotel buildings.
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

  • Gina Sabbatini, PA-C AAHIVS

    Physician Assistant
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    Memphis, TN

  • Tanyelle Dunlap, BA

    Program Manager for Ryan White Linkage and Retention in Care Services
    Christ Community Health Service
    Memphis, TN

  • Brandon Williams, LCSW

    Clinical Social Worker
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    Memphis, TN

  • Auriel McAfee, PharmD, MBA

    Registered Store Manager Local Specialty Pharmacy (MGRLS/RMGO)
    Community, A Walgreens Pharmacy
    Memphis, TN

December 6, 2023
Wed 6:30 PM CST
Memphis, TN River Hall at the River Inn 726 Island Drive Memphis, TN 38103

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Duration 2H 30M

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