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PrEP-aring Adolescents and Young Adults to Promote Sexual Health


Published Date: 01/04/2024

Expiration Date: 10/23/2026

CE Credit: CME:1CNE: 1


This presentation will help providers identify those youth who might benefit from PrEP, describe protocols to effectively utilize PrEP and identify techniques to engage youth in a stigma free discussion about sexual health care and HIV and STI prevention.


Kelly M. Farrow,MS FNP-BC AAHIVS

Kelly M. Farrow, is a Senior Nurse Practitioner at University of Rochester of Medical Center in the ID Clinic's HIV/AIDS Center. Her clinical focus is on the prevention and management of infectious diseases (including HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C). She has worked on a number of projects across NYS to advance access to PrEP and PEP services, including most recently, the development of the URMC ID Clinic's Injectable Program from HIV Treatment and PrEP with IM cabotegravir.

Jamie Mehringer,MD, FAAP

Jamie Mehringer, MD, FAAP earned his undergraduate degree at MIT, graduated AOA from medical school at Case Western, and completed his pediatrics residency and an additional chief year at the University of Vermont, where he co-founded Vermont's first clinic dedicated to providing gender affirming care for transgender youth. He completed his fellowship training in Adolescent Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He has worked for many years to advocate and improve health services for LGBTQ youth. His most recent research has focused on the impact of chest dysphoria and masculinizing reconstructive chest surgery in transmasculine youth. Dr. Mehringer is passionate about serving youth from marginalized communities, transgender health, sexual/reproductive health and justice, fighting to eliminate health inequities, and dismantling systemic oppression.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the need for PrEP among adolescents and young adults, including barriers and solutions to obtaining PrEP among this population.
  • Describe basic management of PrEP and how this can be incorporated into routine care for adolescents and young adults.
  • Discuss the strategies for discussing and counseling on PrEP with adolescents and young adults in a way that is non-stigmatizing and gender affirming.

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