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HCV and Drug User Health Center of Excellence Preceptorships

What does the preceptorship program include offer?

The goal of the Hepatitis C and Drug User Health Preceptorship program is for participants to build their capacity to provide HCV treatment and comprehensive, stigma-free drug user health services. This clinical training program includes 5 hours of didactic learning taught by content experts (CME provided) and 8 hours of on-site experiential learning at innovative practices providing integrated hepatitis C treatment and drug user health throughout NYS.

Learning Objectives

After completing the preceptorship program, participants will be able to:

  • • Conduct hepatitis C pre-treatment evaluation, medication regimen selection, on-treatment monitoring and post-treatment follow-up.
  • • Employ innovative strategies in opioid use disorder care and office-based buprenorphine treatment.
  • • Synthesize approaches to integrating hepatitis C and buprenorphine treatment in the same care setting.
  • • Integrate harm reduction principles into the care of people who use drugs.


Who is eligible to participate in the Hepatitis C and Drug User Health Preceptorship?

NYS clinical professionals (MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs)


For more information contact:

Participation in the Hepatitis C and Drug User Health Preceptorship program includes an application process. To learn more, please contact: Lauren Walker, MPH email: