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HIV and Aging Consensus Project Recognizes World AIDS Day by Releasing Free Online CME and CE Focusing on Optimal Treatment for Older People Living with HIV
December 01, 2016  
Washington, D.C. – The HIV and Aging Consensus Project is proud to announce the availability of free online CME/CE based upon the learnings from the report Recommended Treatment Strategies for Clinicians Managing Older Patients with HIV. Originally released in 2011 and updated in 2016, the report has emerged as the premier resource for managing HIV in older adults. Housed on HIV-Age.org, the go-to online site for clinicians seeking best practices for managing the care of older people living with HIV, each chapter of the report provides CME/CE credit for a maximum total of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as ACPE credit. The CME/CE activity will be available until November 30, 2017.
“There is no better time than World AIDS Day to raise awareness of the population of older people ....[ Read more ]

AAHIVM Produces New Web-Based Core Curriculum for Frontline HIV Care Providers, Content Now Available to Academy Members
November 14, 2016  
Washington, D.C. -- The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), the nation’s largest independent HIV care provider organization, is proud to launch the AAHIVM Core Curriculum in HIV Care, Prevention and Treatment, a web-based learning resource covering both the basics of HIV and the latest advances in clinical care. This online resource is designed to assist care providers new to the HIV field seeking baseline knowledge on prevention, testing and transmission, as well as provide experienced HIV practitioners with insight into more complex topics and clinical advances. It can also be used as a study resource for the HIV Specialist™ (and HIV Pharmacist) Credentialing Exam as well as a teaching tool for students, fellows and residents.
The AAHIVM Core Curriculum builds upon the content found in the Academy’s signature publication, the AAHIVM Fundamentals of ....[ Read more ]

HIV-The Long View Initiative Launches With Advocates Urging Actions to Address Barriers to Long-Term Health Among People Living With HIV
September 21, 2016  
–Coalition of U.S. Advocates Explore Future Health Trends and Announce Calls to Action for HIV Education, Prevention and Care in New Evidence-based Report –
New York, N.Y. and Red Bank, N.J., September 21, 2016 – A Coalition of leading HIV/AIDS advocacy ....[ Read more ]

AAHIVM and ACRIA Collaborate to Distribute New Patient Resource for Aging with HIV
September 15, 2016  
Washington, D.C. – In recognition of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day on September 18, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM) is proud to disseminate a newly published HIV and aging brochure, Staying Health with HIV as You Age. The booklet was first distributed in July at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa and is now available stateside.
This patient-centered brochure developed by AAHIVM and ACRIA as part of the HIV-Aging Consensus Project is going to ....[ Read more ]

New HRSA Study Shows Number of HIV Medical Providers Not Keeping Pace with Demand
September 01, 2016  
Mathematica Conducts First Large-Scale Study of the HIV Clinician Workforce; Released in HIV Specialist
The supply of health care providers for patients living with HIV is not keeping pace with the growth ....[ Read more ]

AAHIVM Launches Online Member Store
August 22, 2016  
Washington, DC: The Academy is pleased to announce the availability of the New Online AAHIVM Member Store. The store offers our members merchandise containing the AAHIVM the logo, that they can use in their practice, office or daily life.
Washington, DC:  The Academy is pleased to announce the availability of the New Online AAHIVM Member Store.  The ....[ Read more ]

New Hire Dan Ebeling Joins AAHIVM as Credentialing Director Following Retirement of Current Director Ken South
June 02, 2016  
Washington, DC: The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), the nation’s largest independent HIV provider organization, today announced the hire of Dan Ebeling as the new Credentialing Program Director. Ebeling was chosen from over 100 applicants to replace Ken South as director upon South’s retirement.
South’s last day at the Academy will be June 30th, marking the 9th anniversary of what he describes ....[ Read more ]

Former AAHIVM Technology Award Winner and HIV-Age.org Medical Co-Director Release New Report on High Prevalence of Geriatric Conditions Among HIV Patients Over 50
May 12, 2016  
Washington, DC: The American Academy of HIV Medicine is proud to announce the release of a new report created by former AAHIVM Technology Award Winner, Dr. Malcolm John, and HIV-Age.org Medical Co-Director, Dr. Meredith Greene. The report is based on the high prevalence of geriatric conditions among HIV patients over 50 years of age.
Older HIV-positive people have a high prevalence of multiple age-related problems, co-first editors Dr. Malcolm John and Dr. ....[ Read more ]

American Academy of HIV Medicine and the Institute for Technology in Health Care Announce the 2016 HIV Practice Award Winner
April 04, 2016  
Washington, DC: AAHIVM is pleased to announce Dr. Jason Leider, MD, PhD, FACP, of the Jacobi Medical Center ACS Clinic in the Bronx, NY, as the winner of the fifth annual AAHIVM/Institute for Technology in Health Care HIV Practice Award. Dr. Leider will receive $20,000 in recognition of his innovative use of technology in HIV care.
Alongside his colleague, Dr. Yvette Calderon, Dr. Leider developed Project BRIEF which stands for Behavior intervention, Rapid HIV ....[ Read more ]

HIV-Age.org Releases New Content on Increased Depression in HIV
March 07, 2016  
WASHINGTON, DC: HIV-Age.org, the go-to online site for clinicians seeking best practices for managing the care of older HIV patients, has released new content on depression in HIV-infected adults. This new resource helps educate providers to better identify and treat symptoms of clinical depression in older HIV-infected patients.
The HIV-Age.org Science Spotlight, "Increased Depression in HIV-infected Adults" supports the conclusion that depression is a frequent co-morbidity among ....[ Read more ]

HIV-Age.org Releases New Content on Cardiovascular Disease in HIV
February 08, 2016  
WASHINGTON, DC: HIV-Age.org, the go-to online site for clinicians seeking best practices for managing the care of older HIV patients, has released new content on cardiovascular disease. The two new resources help educate providers to better identify and treat cardiovascular disease symptoms in older HIV-infected patients.
The HIV-Age.org Science Spotlight, "Increases in Cardiovascular Disease in HIV-infected Adults" supports the conclusion that there is a 50% ....[ Read more ]

AAHIVM NY/NJ Steering Committee Member Dr. Robert Murayama Receives Laubenstein Award
December 03, 2015  
We are pleased to announce that AAHIVM NY/NJ Steering Committee Member, Dr. Robert Murayama, was selected as one of two recipients of the the 2015 Linda Laubenstein HIV Clinical Excellence Award. The Laubenstien Awards were presented December 1, 2015 during the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute's World AIDS Day ceremony, as part of the Commissioner's Recognition Awards.
We are pleased to announce that AAHIVM NY/NJ Steering Committee Member, Dr. Robert Murayama, was selected as one ....[ Read more ]

AAHIVM Urges HHS to Prevent Discrimination Against Patients in ACA Plans
November 12, 2015  
AAHIVM is one of 197 organizations that are part of the I Am Essential coalition urging Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell to better define and address discriminatory insurance benefit design in the final rule to implement Sec. 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is charged with protecting beneficiaries against discrimination in health programs.
In the I Am Essential coalition's comment letter, the patient groups note that while the proposed rule does define discriminatory ....[ Read more ]

AAHIVM Recognizes 2015 National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day
September 18, 2015  
In recognition of National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day, September 18, 2015, the American Academy of HIV Medicine has provided the most up-to-date resource for providers seeking information on treatment for older HIV patients. HIV-Age.org is hosted by AAHIVM, and its partners, ACRIA, and the American Geriatrics Society, (AGS). It is the best place for information to assist providers, researchers, journalists, clients and the general public to find resources like; relevant journal articles, case histories, up and coming HIV & Aging Conferences, and links to other HIV organizations who include aging programs.
In recognition of National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day, September 18, 2015, the American Academy of HIV Medicine ....[ Read more ]

Department of Health and Human Services Announced Proposed Rule for Affordable Care Act
September 17, 2015  
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Tuesday that the proposed rule for Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which will enact regulations that ban discrimination in health care. This is an historic milestone for health equity across the nation.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Tuesday that the proposed rule for Section 1557 of ....[ Read more ]

 

 

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