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Anisha Gandhi, PhD, MPH, is Acting Asst. Commissioner for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Bureau of HIV, overseeing the city’s response to the HIV epidemic and serves as the Bureau’s Director of Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiatives. She leads the efforts to embed a racial equity lens across research, programmatic, capacity building, and evaluation activities, and to advance workforce equity within the Bureau. As an ID epidemiologist and public health practitioner, she has developed and implemented innovative programs and research initiatives to identify and address inequities in HIV and STI testing, prevention, and care among Black, Latino, immigrant, and LGBTQ+ communities and among individuals engaged in sex work. Dr. Gandhi received her undergraduate and MPH degrees from the UC, Berkeley, her doctoral degree in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at Columbia and the New York State Psychiatric Institute.
At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
- Be aware of epidemiology of HIV in NYC.
- Know more about New York City’s Ending the Epidemic Implementation Strategy and current progress of these strategic initiatives.
- Understand the impact of COVID-19 on HIV.
This CME activity has approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
for December 9, 2020 as a live activity. This activity will also be available as an enduring activity from December 10, 2020, through December 8, 2023.
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.
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 extent of their participation in the activity.
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, DO (Course Director) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- Dr. William M. Valenti (Moderator) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- Dr. Gandhi (Presenter) will support her presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature and will submit his slides in advance for adequate peer review.
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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