HIV Prevention and Care in Transgender People

A. E. Radix, MD, MPH, FACP
Director of Research and Education
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, New York, NY

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About the Presenter: Top of page

A. E. Radix is currently the Director of Research and Education and internist/HIV specialist at The Callen-Lorde Community Health Center in New York, and a clinical assistant professor at NYU. Dr. Radix's initial medical training was in the Caribbean followed by postgraduate training in internal medicine, infectious diseases, epidemiology and public health in the USA. Prior to Callen-Lorde Dr. Radix was a director of public health in the Netherlands Antilles. Dr Radix is a consultant for the World Health Organization on transgender health issues and was a technical advisor for the Blueprints for Transgender Health in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia and the Pacific. Dr. Radix also contributed to the South African Transgender Health guidelines. Dr. Radix has been a board member of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association and the National LGBT Advisory Council, and is a member of the editorial board for the international Journal of Transgenderism. Dr. Radix's current research interests involve studying the impact of transphobia and homophobia on access to health services.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
  • Be aware of the epidemiology of HIV among transgender individuals.
  • Know the social context and challenges to the care for transgender clients.
  • Appreciate prevention strategies specific for transgender populations.
  • Understand strategies to incorporate trans competent healthcare into your practice.

CME Information: Top of page

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on December 9, 2014 and will terminate December, 2017.

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.
  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz.
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate.
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.
  • Accreditation Statement: Top of page

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint providership of MSSNY and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). 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 designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure Statement: Top of page

    Policies and standards of MSSNY require that speakers and planners for CME 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 Braun (Planner/Course Director) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Radix (Presenter) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Radix supported this presentation and any clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature, and submitted presentation slides in advance for adequate peer review.
  • Financial Support: Top of page

    This PRN CME activity is funded in part by unrestricted educational grants from: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co, and ViiV Healthcare.

    How to Obtain CME Credit: Top of page

    To obtain CME credit for this PRN program, please visit the PRN Courses page at the Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) web site. PRN and the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) jointly sponsor PRN enduring materials for CME, and provide them at no cost to the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) for broadcast through the CEI. We thank the NYSDOH for making our CME programs available to a wider audience, and hope you will also browse the many other educational opportunities offered by the CEI.

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