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Advances and Controversies in HIV Prevention and Treatment: Updates from ID Week 2019

Advances and Controversies in HIV Prevention and Treatment: Updates from ID Week 2019
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Original Release Date: 11/12/2019
Review Date: 2/7/2020
Presenter
  • Michelle S. Cespedes, MD, MS
    Associate Professor or Medicine
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Presenter Bio
Michelle Cespedes, MD, MS

Michelle S. Cespedes, MD, MS has been an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai since 2014. Her research areas of interest are complications and comorbidities of HIV, with an emphasis on HPV, HIV related women's health issues, and HIV prevention in high risk populations. Her basic science interest is genetic factors that predispose HIV infected patients to HPV disease. She is currently the protocol vice-chair of two AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG) studies designed to evaluate the HPV vaccine in HIV infected populations. In 2014, she was named the co-Director of ID Division’s Clinical and Translational Research Center at Mount Sinai and the clinical research site leader of Mt. Sinai West's Samuels Clinic. Nationally, she sits on the ACTG Executive Committee and is the Chair of its Underrepresented Populations Committee.

Continuing Education Credit (The CE accreditation for this course has expired - this section is only for your information)

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit on November 12, 2019 and will terminate November 11, 2022.


The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.


This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length.

  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz.
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate.
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.

 Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement 

Policies and standards of MSSNY require that speakers and planners for CME activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.  

  • Dr. James Braun (Planner/Course Director) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Michelle S. Cespedes, MD, MS (Presenter) had the following personal financial relationships in the prior 12 months with manufacturers of the products or services that may be presented in this CME activity: Advisory Board Member to Gilead, and ViiV. Dr. Cespedes submitted her slides in advance for adequate peer review and will support her presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.

This meeting of the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN) and enduring material were funded in part by educational grants from: Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics (a division of Janssen Products, LP), Merck & Co., and ViiV Healthcare.

Details: 

  • This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length. 
  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz. 
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate. 
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.
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