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ECHO: Management of Chronic Pain in Patients Living with HIV


Published Date: 02/02/2023

CE Credit: No CE


This presentation will discuss understanding chronic pain in patients living with HIV and review updated clinical guidelines on the treatment of chronic pain. It will also cover the current evidence for managing chronic pain in PLWH.


Yury Parra,MD

Yury Parra, MD completed her residency training in Family Medicine as part of the Underserved Care Track at Thomas Jefferson University. She later completed her fellowship in HIV medicine. For her time there, she provided continuity care at an FQHC under Project HOME, a non-profit serving the community affected by homelessness in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Parra is committed to addressing health disparities and is particularly passionate about providing comprehensive primary care and HIV care in a culturally competent and sensitive way to racial and sexual minorities and individuals with experiences of poverty, homelessness, incarceration, addiction, and challenges of migration. Dr. Parra served as the director of the HIV curriculum at Montefiore's Department of Family & Social Medicine, which has included running the HIV residency track and HIV fellowship. She also worked at NYC Health + Hospitals as a clinical advisor with the city COVID-19 Test & Trace Corps and subsequently as director of clinical planning, operations, and care models at the Office of Ambulatory Care & Population Health. In 2022, she took a new role as medical director of health services at Harlem United, a Federally Qualified Health Center with a long-standing presence in the community and providing care to patients living with HIV and with experiences of homelessness.

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