28th Annual CCO HIV Symposium: Regional Workshops in New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC

The annual regional CCO symposium returns in 2018 with an efficient half-day format, enabling you to learn about all the important clinical advances without taking days away from your workplace.

Each meeting will focus on the latest updates in HIV management through a highly interactive combination of didactic presentations, case-based learning, and expert panel discussions.


8:15 AM Program Overview

8:30 AM Interactive Plenary: HIV Treatment Optimization in 2018

9:00 AM Interactive Roundtable: Patient Cases—Evolving Options for First-line and Switch Strategies

10:00 AM Question and Answer Session

10:30 AM Interactive Plenary: Intersection of the HIV and Opioid Epidemics

11:00 AM Interactive Roundtable: Clinical Challenges in Treatment and Prevention

12:00 PM Question and Answer Session

12:30 PM Adjournment


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Event Details


Program Director
Joseph Eron, MD

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Director, AIDS Clinical Trials Unit
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Program Director
Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine
Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Medical Director
Ward 86 HIV Clinic
San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, California

Program Director
W. David Hardy, MD

Adjunct Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Director of Evidence-Based Practices
Whitman-Walker Health
Washington, DC

Frederick L. Altice, MD

Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health
AIDS Program
Section of Infectious Diseases
Department of Internal Medicine
Director of Clinical and Community Research
Director of HIV in Prisons Program
Director of the Community Health Care Van
Yale School of Medicine/Yale School of Public Health
New Haven, Connecticut

Eric S. Daar, MD

Chief, Division of HIV Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

Sally Hodder, MD

Princy Kumar, MD, MACP

Professor of Medicine and Microbiology
Division of Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Senior Associate Dean of Students
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC

Jaimie Meyer, MD, MS, FACP

Associate Professor of Medicine
AIDS Program
Section of Infectious Diseases
Yale School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Yale School of Nursing
New Haven, Connecticut

Babafemi Taiwo, MBBS

Gene Stollerman Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

David Wohl, MD

Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Site Leader, AIDS Clinical Trials Unit-Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Director, North Carolina AIDS Training and Education Center
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Co-Director, HIV Services
North Carolina Department of Correction
Raleigh, North Carolina


Program Overview
The primary purpose of this program is to arm clinicians with tools to address the most important and most current challenges in HIV management by providing a tightly focused update on recent advances and key clinical issues encountered in the clinic. The program will consist of 3 live half-day highly interactive workshops dedicated to HIV. 

Goal Statement
The goal of this activity is to improve participants’ competence in addressing the most important and most current challenges in HIV management by providing a tightly focused update on recent advances and key clinical issues encountered in the clinic.

Target Audience
This program is intended for HIV specialists, infectious diseases clinicians, registered nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with HIV infection.

Learning Objectives

  • Apply the results of recent clinical studies on antiretroviral therapies, including new and emerging agents, in initial therapy and in switch strategies for HIV-infected patients
  • Effectively prevent or manage drug–drug interactions, adverse events, and other complications associated with HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and comorbidities including HCV infection
  • Apply strategies to reduce the risk or impact of resistance to antiretroviral therapy when managing HIV treatment


Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and Clinical Care Options, LLC. The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Credit Designation
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation
4.2 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.

California Board of Registered Nursing
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13664, for 4.2 contact hours.

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you within 4 weeks.

Pharmacist Continuing Education

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Accreditation Statement
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Credit Designation
This program has been assigned ACPE Universal Activity #0797-9999-18-049-L02-P. This program is designated for up to 4.25 contact hours (0.425 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Type of Activity: Application

For Pharmacists: Pharmacists have up to 30 days to complete the evaluation and claim credit for participation so that information can be submitted to CPE Monitor as required.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.