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Agendas for the 2020 Ryan White Conference

Wednesday, July 29, 2020


Agenda are now available for the two concurrent 2020 virtual Ryan White Conferences.

RW Virtuial Conference 2020

See the agenda for the 2020 National Ryan White Conference on Care & Treatment. Note: The online agenda builder is coming soon.

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Below is the agenda for the Virtual 2020 Ryan White Clinical Conference, with nearly 30 plenary and breakout sessions to be convened over four days, August 9-12, 2020. An extra day has been added to make session days much shorter than in-person meetings. 

The Clinical Conference is sponsored by HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau and convened by the AETC National Coordinating Resource Center and the International Antiviral Society-USA.

See the 2020 Clinical Conference agenda with time blocks

Day 1: SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2020

Welcome to Day 1

HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau Updates
Laura W. Cheever, MD, ScM, Conference Co-Chair

An Update on Recent Meetings
Roy M. Gulick, MD, MPH, Weill Cornell Medicine

Advances Toward a Cure for HIV
Janet M. Siliciano, PhD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Concurrent Meet-the-Expert Breakout Sessions

  • Antiretroviral Therapy: The Basics
  • HIV Resistance and Resistance Testing
  • Bone Disease in HIV: Monitoring and Management
  • The Dual Epidemics: HIV and Methamphetamine Use
  • Promises and Challenges of Long-Acting Injectable Formulations
  • What We Know About COVID-19

New and Investigational ART Drugs and Strategies
Constance A. Benson, MD, University of California San Diego

Treating HIV in 2020: Interactive Cases From the Clinic(ians) and Panel Discussion
Michael S. Saag, MD, Conference Co-Chair

Closing Remarks

Day 2: MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2020

Welcome to Day 2

Managing Comorbidities in Older Adults with HIV Infection
Melanie A. Thompson, MD, AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta

Management and Prevention of Common HIV-Related Complications
David H. Spach, MD, University of Washington

Liver Disease and HIV Infection
Marion Peters, MD, University of California San Francisco

Concurrent Meet-the-Expert Breakout Sessions

  • Challenges in Preexposure Prophylaxis
  • Screening and Management Issues in Older People With HIV Infection
  • Underlying Issues With Opioid Use and HIV
  • Practical Issues in the Diagnosis and Management of Liver Disease for the HIV Practitioner
  • Common HIV-Related Complications: A Deeper Dive
  • Antiretroviral Therapy: The Basics

The Data Free Zone: Though Cases in HIV Prevention
Raphael J. Landovitz, MD, MSc, University of California Los Angeles

Closing Remarks

Day 3: TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2020

Welcome to Day 3

Managing Sexual Health in Adolescents
Allison L. Agwu, MD, ScM, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Syphilis: Reemergence of the Great Pretender?
Michael H. Augenbraun, MD, SUNY Downstate at Brooklyn

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea on the Rise: Updated Guidelines for Testing and Treating
Connie L. Celum, MD, University of Washington

Concurrent Meet-the-Expert Breakout Sessions

  • Ending the HIV Epidemic Listening Session with HRSA
  • Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: How to Test and Treat
  • Diagnosing and Treating Syphilis
  • Taking a Sexual History
  • Difficult Cases in Antiretroviral Therapy
  • The Dual Epidemics: HIV and Methamphetamine Use

Day 4: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Including the Intersection of HIV
Rajesh T. Gandhi, MD, Harvard University

Chronic Pain and Opioid Use
R. Douglas Bruce, MD, MA, MS, Yale University

Ending the HIV Epidemic: Reaching the Unsuppressed and Out of Care Panel Discussion
Moderated by: Laura W. Cheever, MD, ScM, Conference Co-Chair

Closing Remarks

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