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COLLABORATION STATEMENT: The AIDS Institute is proud of the ongoing collaboration between the Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) and Physicians Research Network (PRN). Founded in 1990, PRN has a well-established reputation for spotlighting the work of the most innovative and influential leaders in the HIV treatment, prevention and research fields through its monthly meetings in New York City. Since 2010, CEI has featured recordings of PRN's monthly events through the CEI website. The combined efforts of both educational institutions have enhanced the continuing educational resources available to New York State clinicians caring for people living with, or at risk for HIV.
Original Release Date: 11/17/2009
Review Date: 11/17/2009
Douglas T. Dieterich, MD
Director for the Institute of Liver Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Learning Objectives / Desired Outcomes
At the completion of this educational activity, participants will:
- Explain the importance of diagnosing and evaluating HIV / HBV coinfection.
- Describe how to treat chronic hepatitis B in the setting of HIV coinfection.
- Discern renal toxicity issues in treating HIV & HBV.
- Explain the importance of screening for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in HIV/HBV coinfected patients.
Douglass Dieterich, MD is currently Director for the Institute of Liver Medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Liver Diseases at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY. Douglas T. Dieterich graduated from Yale University in New Haven, CT and received his Doctorate of Medicine from New York University of Medicine in NY. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Bellevue Hospital Center in New York, NY where he was also a fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology. Dr. Dieterich is an investigator for several ongoing studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of various antiviral treatment regimens for chronic hepatitis B & C, NASH and PSC.
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