Virtual CCO HIV Symposium: HIV Care in 2021 and Beyond

Register now for this complimentary event!

The annual CCO HIV Symposium returns in 2020 with an efficient half-day format, enabling you to learn about all the important clinical advances.

The 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.


12:00 PM Preventing HIV Transmission: New Approaches and Multiple Options (Interactive Plenary)
 Gregory Huhn, MD

12:30 PM ART for HIV: Evolving Concepts and Innovative Strategies (Interactive Roundtable)
Moderator: Michelle S. Cespedes, MD, MS Panelists: Gregory Huhn, MD; David A. Wohl, MD

1:30 PM Question and Answer Session

2:00 PM Break

2:15 PM The Colliding Pandemics of HIV and COVID-19: Acute on Chronic (Interactive Plenary)
Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH

2:45 PM Working Toward Ending the HIV Epidemic: Progress or Stagnation? (Interactive Roundtable)
David A. Wohl, MD
Panelists: Michelle S. Cespedes, MD, MS; Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH

3:45 PM Question and Answer Session

4:15 PM Closing Remarks
W. David Hardy, MD

4:30 PM Adjournment


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Program Director
W. David Hardy, MD

Scientific and Medical Consultant
Adjunct Professor of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Michelle S. Cespedes, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York City, NY

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

Gregory Huhn, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Infectious Diseases
Rush University Medical Center
Attending Physician
Department of Infectious Diseases
Cook County Health
Chicago, Illinois

David A. 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

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

Target Audience
This program is intended for physicians, clinical pharmacists, nurses and other healthcare providers who care for patients with HIV.

Learning Objectives

  • Apply the results of recent clinical studies and evolving treatment guidelines on the timing and choice of first-line ART and switch strategies and managing treatment-experienced, HIV-infected patients.
  • Effectively prevent or manage drug–drug interactions, adverse events, and other complications associated with HIV, ART, and comorbidities.
  • Apply evidence-based strategies for the use of ART as prevention.

Learning objectives apply to all professions in the target audience.


Physician Continuing Medical Education

USF Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation

USF Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nursing Continuing Education

USF Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

A maximum of 4.0 contact hours may be earned by learners who successfully complete this continuing nursing education activity.

Pharmacist Continuing Education

USF Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge-based program has been approved for 4.0 contact hours (0.4 CEU). Universal program number is as follows: 

UAN#: 0230-9999-20-023-L02-P

For Pharmacists:
It is the responsibility of the pharmacy participant to ensure the provider has the learner’s birthday and e-Profile ID (ePID)/NABP number; it is the responsibility of the provider to submit to CPE Monitor participant information within 60 days of the activity for all participants who have attended, attested to their participation, and provided their ePID/NABP number and birthdate. 

ACPE indicates it is the responsibility of the pharmacy professional to confirm the status of their NABP contact hours before 60 days past the activity. If there are any discrepancies, contact the provider immediately. You may contact USF Health through

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 
USF Health adheres to ACCME, ANCC, and ACPE Standards regarding commercial support of continuing medical education. It is the policy of USF Health that the faculty and planning committee disclose relevant conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, that relevant conflict(s) of interest are resolved and also that speakers will disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drug(s) or device(s) during their presentation.

The information provided at this CE activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

If you have any questions relating to the continuing education accreditation of this activity, please contact USF Health at 813-224-7860 or