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PRN Meeting: February 08, 2023 Jointly provided by the Medical Society of the State of New York, at a Zoom webinar, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m (EST).

Target Audience:

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants caring for people at risk for, or infected with HIV and/or viral hepatitis.

Course Director: James F. Braun, DO, President, Physicians' Research Network

Moderator: William M. Valenti, MD, Chair, Infectious Diseases Committee of the Medical Society of the State of New York

Guest Speakers and Presentations:

Black Lives (with HIV) Matter: Dismantling Systemic Racism to End the HIV Epidemic among Black MSM

Ofole Mgbako, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Population Health
Section Chief of Infectious Diseases, NYC H+H/Bellevue Hospital
Clinical Pillar Lead, NYU Langone Institute for Excellence in Health Equity
NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY

At the completion of this program, participants will:
1. Understand the ongoing HIV crisis among Black MSM in the U.S.
2. Be able to define systemic racism in HIV care and appreciate its historical roots.
3. Be aware of potential solutions to dismantle systemic racism along the HIV care continuum.

Non-AIDS-Defining Cancers in People Living with HIV

Keith M. Sigel, MD, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Associate Professor, Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

At the completion of this program, participants will:
1. Understand the contemporary epidemiology of non-AIDS defining cancers.
2. Be aware of unique cancer screening issues for people living with HIV.
3. Understand mechanisms driving cancer risk for people living with HIV.
4. Appreciate potential unique issues surrounding cancer treatment in people living with HIV.

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 Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing Medical Education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition Statement: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2 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:

As an ACCME-accredited provider, MSSNY is required to identify and mitigate relevant financial relationships of all individuals in control of CME content. Financial relationships are relevant if the following three conditions are met for the prospective person who will control content of the education: A financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company; The financial relationship existed during the past 24 months; The content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Dr. James F. Braun (Planner/Course Director/ Moderator) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. William M. Valenti (Course Moderator) has had the following personal financial relationships in the past 24 months with manufacturers of the products or services that may be presented in this CME activity: Research grants from: ViiV Healthcare and Gilead Sciences. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated. Dr. Ofole Mgbako and Dr. Keith M. Sigel (Presenters) have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Drs. Mgbako and Sigel submitted their slides in advance for adequate peer review and will support their presentations and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.

Financial Support:

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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