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Highlights from the 23rd International AIDS Conference: AIDS 2020

Highlights from the 23rd International AIDS Conference: AIDS 2020
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Original Release Date: 8/19/2020
Termination Date: 08/18/2023
Review Date: 3/22/2021
Presenter
  • W. David Hardy, MD
    Adjunct Professor
    Johns Hopkins University of Medicine
Presenter Bio
W. David Hardy, MD

W. David Hardy, MD is a scientific and medical consultant focusing on developing novel vaccine and cure/remission strategies for human viral diseases. He has cared for persons with HIV infection since 1982 and conducted research on HIV and related diseases since 1984. His research has focused on treatment and prevention of opportunistic infections, antiretroviral therapy, immunotherapies, hepatitis treatments as well as retroviral vector research, cellular and gene therapy as strategies for cure of HIV infection. Dr Hardy served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) 2018-2019. Currently, he serves as Chair of the Education Committee and member of the Executive Committee of the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM) as well editor-in-chief of their comprehensive clinical textbook, Fundamentals of HIV Medicine for the HIV Specialist published in 2007, 2008, 2012, 2017, 2019 and 2021. He has volunteered with numerous community-based organizations.

Continuing Education Credit

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit on August 19, 2020 and will terminate August 18, 2023.


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) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Valenti (Moderator) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • David Hardy, MD, AAHIVS (Presenter) has had the following personal financial relationships in the past 12 months with manufacturers of the products or services that may be presented in this CME activity: Advisory boards of Gilead, Merck, and ViiV. Dr. Hardy will support his presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature, and will submit his slides in advance for adequate peer review.
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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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