Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Updates on Cardiovascular Disease in HIV

Mabel Toribio, MD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Director, Transgender Health Research Metabolism Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

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About the Presenter:Top of page

Dr. Mabel Toribio (pronouns: she/her/hers/ella) is an Endocrinologist and physician scientist at MGH. She was born in the Dominican Republic and grew up in the New Orleans area. She completed her medical school training through the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency training at University of California, San Francisco. After completing her Endocrinology fellowship training at MGH, she stayed in Boston to pursue a career in clinical research. Through her research, she aims to apply her clinical knowledge as an Endocrinologist and research skills investigating heart and metabolic health to develop strategies to optimize the health of patient populations that are medically under-served and under-represented in research. Further, as a woman of color in academic medicine, who identifies as Black and Latinx/Latine, she also is very passionate about training and mentoring individuals from under-represented backgrounds in medicine.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
1. Understand key mechanisms implicated in cardiovascular disease risk and disease among people with HIV
2. Discuss strategies currently under investigation to mitigate cardiovascular disease risk and disease among people with HIV
3. Identify key groups of people with HIV at particularly heightened risk for cardiovascular disease

CME Information:Top of page

This CME activity has approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for March 8, 2023, as a live activity. This activity will also be available as an enduring activity from March 15, 2023, through March 7, 2026.

The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.

This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length.

Accreditation Statement:Top of page

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 Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition Statement:Top of page

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Disclosure Statement:Top of page

Policies and standards of the Medical Society of the State of New York and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education require that speakers and planners for continuing medical education activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices, or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity. - Dr. James F. Braun (Course Director/Planner) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. - Dr. Joseph P. McGowan (Moderator) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose - Dr. Mabel Toribio (Presenter) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Toribio submitted her slides in advance for adequate peer review and supported her presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.

Financial Support:Top of page

This PRN CME activity is funded in part by unrestricted educational grants from:
Gilead Sciences; Janssen Therapeutics, a division of Janssen Products, LP; Merck & Co.; and ViiV Healthcare

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