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Ending the HIV Epidemic in New York City During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Ending the HIV Epidemic in New York City During the Covid-19 Pandemic
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Original Release Date: 12/9/2020
Termination Date: 12/08/2023
Review Date: 4/30/2021
Learning Objectives / Desired Outcomes
At the completion of this educational activity, participants will:
  1. Be aware of epidemiology of HIV in NYC.
  2. Know more about New York City’s Ending the Epidemic Implementation Strategy and current progress of these strategic initiatives.
  3. Understand the impact of COVID-19 on HIV.
Presenter
  • Anisha Gandhi, PhD, MPH
    Acting Assistant Commissioner
    New York City Health Department’s Bureau of HIV
Presenter Bio
Anisha Gandhi, PhD, MPH
Anisha Gandhi, PhD, MPH, is the Acting Assistant Commissioner for the New York City Health Department’s Bureau of HIV, where she oversees New York City’s response to the HIV epidemic. She also serves as the Bureau’s Director of Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiatives, leading efforts to embed a racial equity lens across research, programmatic, capacity building, and evaluation activities, and to advance workforce equity within the Bureau. As an infectious disease epidemiologist and public health practitioner, she has developed and implemented innovative programs and research initiatives to identify and address inequities in HIV and STI testing, prevention, and care among Black, Latino, immigrant, and LGBTQ+ communities and among individuals engaged in sex work. Dr. Gandhi received her undergraduate and Master of Public Health degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, her doctoral degree in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Continuing Education Credit

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit on December 9, 2020 and will terminate December 8, 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. Anisha Gandhi (Presenter) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Gandhi will support her presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature, and will submit her 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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