Bridging HIV, HCV, & SUD: Innovations in the Field Webinar Series
Friday, December 10, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Join NAHEWD for a free, monthly 'Brunch & Learn' webinar series scheduled to occur on the second Friday of every month at 12 pm ET through January 2022. Each session will highlight an innovative model and approach to treating substance use disorder (SUD) in people at risk for and living with HIV.
Treating HIV at the Intersections of Substance Use Disorder and Homelessness
Jennifer Brody, MD, MPH, AAHIVS, Director, HIV Services,
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
This presentation will describe Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program’s innovative, multidisciplinary approach for engaging and treating people with HIV and substance use disorder who are simultaneously experiencing homelessness.
- Using a patient case, describe intersecting structural forces that create hypervulnerabilities for homeless people living with HIV and SUD.
- Review the principle of “design for the margins” and describe how this guided program design for our most vulnerable patients.
- Describe core program innovations to close HIV-related equity gaps.
- Discuss program outcomes and lessons learned.