Bridging HIV, HCV & SUD: Innovation in the Field Webinar Series
Friday, July 9, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Join NAHEWD for a monthly 'Brunch & Learn' webinar series. Each session will highlight an innovative model and approach to treating substance use disorder (SUD) in people at risk for and living with HIV.
Presentation: Integrated Care for Individuals Living with HIV and Substance Use
Christopher Bositis, MD, AAHIVS, Clinical Prorgam Director, HIV and Viral Heptatitis, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center
- Describe recent epidemiologic trends in HIV incidence among persons who inject drugs, including disparities based on gender and ancestry.
- Describe 2-3 key components to low-barrier, integrated HIV/SUD care.
- Identify 2-3 challenges to successful integration, and potential strategies to address these challenges.