These stories highlight people, programs, and topics to inspire and inform the Ryan White community.
November 2016Day One
One does not typically characterize advances in health care as moments to celebrate. While things may improve for many, the reality that not everyone is benefiting motivates us to continue our work. Such was the message, one of many really...
November 2016Day Two
Thousands of staff members from Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) sites across the nation reconvened for the Day 2 plenary panel of the national conference to learn more about how social determinants of health (e.g., poverty, lack of...
November 2016Day Four
Here are the numbers from the 2016 national Ryan White Conference: 4 days; 190 workshops; 4 plenaries; 150 posters. Also available is a Clinical Pathway that is available online in case you missed it, and a call to action to end the...
The following is an interview by Dr. Laura Cheever, Associate Administrator for HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau, and Chair of the Clinical Pathway, held at the 2016 Ryan White Conference. Cheever outlined highlights from sessions held at the Clinical...
November 2016Day Three
This plenary session, featuring CDC and RWHAP grant recipients, focused on innovation in HIV care, specifically the integration of HIV prevention and care and treatment systems and interventions, and RWHAP innovative approaches to...
At USCA 2016, HRSA staff presented 11 sessions, including a HRSA Pathway track, and collaborated on other Pathways, including a handful of Secretary's Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF) sessions. HRSA happenings at USCA 2016 are presented on...
This is a cross-post of a guest editorial by Dr. Laura Cheever, HRSA Associate Administrator for HIV/AIDS, from Leading with Race, National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), 8/18/16.
Rapid change does not typically drive progress in health care...
The need for Spanish language and culturally-appropriate HIV resources is great as almost one-fourth of U.S. HIV/AIDS cases are among Hispanic individuals. On the TARGET Center site are dozens of Spanish language resources designed to help meet...
The definition of cultural competency in health care services is a complex one but, at heart, it refers to the ability to deliver care to patients in light of their background, knowledge, belief system, and language. In a word: culture. Ryan...