About the Program:
The HIV Mini-Residency Program is an online, three-day intensive HIV/HCV educational experience. Lectures on a variety of HIV related topics are interspersed with case study and clinical encounters with patients where the lecture information can be immediately applied to real-time patient situations. The program is designed for current practicing Physicians and other healthcare professionals including prescribers such as Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Dentists and Nurses committed to the treatment and care of patients with HIV, COVID-19, and other related conditions.
- Describe current trends in HIV and viral hepatitis epidemiology in the US.
- Discuss the fundamentals and new trends in HIV and hepatitis prevention, HIV and HCV testing, and counseling, including the use of PrEP and the use of ART for prevention.
- Relate the natural history of HIV infection and disease pathogenesis.
- List the classes and targets of anti-retroviral drugs as well as their side effects and indications for use.
- Identify new directly acting agents for the treatment of hepatitis B and C, and key considerations in the management of HIV/hepatitis co-infected patients.
- Cite factors leading to drug resistance and three ways to reduce the risk of drug resistance.
This program is moderated by Dr. Renslow Sherer. Dr. Sherer has been at the forefront of developing programs to treat HIV in Chicago, the development of the DHHS treatment guidelines and is currently Regional Clinical Director at MATEC & Director of the International HIV Training Center and Professor of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health, at the University of Chicago.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide 12.25 continuing medical education units. Important Dates The application, along with a resume/CV, must be submitted to MATEC no later than two weeks prior to your selected cohort date for full consideration.
Mini-Residency Intensive dates:
- October 7-9, 2020
- December 2-4, 2020
- February 3-5, 2021
- April 7-9, 2021
- June 2-4, 2021
Contact Brian Taylor at (312) 996-0224 or [email protected] with any questions.