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Progress Towards Developing an Effective HIV Cure

Progress Towards Developing an Effective HIV Cure
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Original Release Date: 10/14/2020
Termination Date: 10/13/2023
Review Date: 4/19/2021
Presenter
  • Steven Deeks, MD
    Professor of Medicine in Residence
    UCSF School of Medicine
Presenter Bio
Steven Deeks, MD
Steven G. Deeks, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in Residence at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is a recognized expert on HIV-associated immune dysfunction and its impact on HIV persistence (the “reservoir”) and health during antiretroviral therapy. Dr. Deeks has published over 500 peer-review articles, editorials and invited reviews on these and related topics. He has been the recipient of several NIH grants, and is one of the principal investigators of DARE (the Delaney AIDS Research Enterprise), which is an NIH-funded international collaboratory aimed at developing therapeutic interventions to cure HIV infection. He is also the principal investigator of amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research. He was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and the Association of America Physicians (AAP), is the editor-in-chief for Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS and serves on the scientific advisory board for Science Translational Medicine. In March, 2020, he leveraged his HIV research program to construct the “Long-term Impact of Infection with Novel Coronavirus (LIINC)” cohort, which is now supporting dozens of studies addressing the impact of SARS-CoV-2 on health In addition to his clinical and translational investigation, Dr. Deeks maintains a primary care clinic for HIV infected adults.
Continuing Education Credit

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit on October 14, 2020 and will terminate October 13, 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. William M. Valenti (Moderator) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Steven G. Deeks (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: Research support from Gilead, and Merck; Scientific advisory board with Enochian Biosciences; Ad hoc consultant with AbbVie. Dr. Deeks 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.

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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