"My colleagues are some of the greatest humanitarians I've ever known."
-Igho Ofotokun, MD, FIDSA
The Big IDea is an IDSA and HIVMA initiative that seizes the opportunity IDWeek 2019 in Washington DC will give infectious disease and HIV clinicians, scientists and public health practitioners from around the country to educate Members of Congress on federal funding and policy issues important to their patients, their clinical practice and research, and to public health.
The Kentucky governor’s decision this week to voice support for the irresponsible practice of deliberately exposing children to chickenpox as an alternative to vaccination is gravely concerning.
Pain has always been an important part of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease and its experience for patients. In this guideline, we review the types of chronic pain commonly seen among persons living with HIV (PLWH) and review the limited evidence base for treatment of chronic noncancer pain in this population. We also review the management of chronic pain in special populations of PLWH, including persons with substance use and mental health disorders. Finally, a general review of possible pharmacokinetic interactions is included to assist the HIV clinician in the treatment of chronic pain in this population.
HIV health care providers are critical advocacy partners in efforts to reform HIV criminal laws at the state level and defend people living with HIV who are prosecuted under these draconian measures. Click here to learn more about this issue and how to get involved.Learn More
Save the date for IDWeek 2019, the combined annual meeting of IDSA, SHEA, HIVMA, and PIDS, which will be held October 2-6, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Member Registration will open on March 5, 2019. Registration will open to everyone on April 2, 2019.
Company: Physician Affiliate Group of New York
Location: Brooklyn, NY
In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island our teams accommodate more than 250,000 outpatient visits, more than 89,000 emergency room visits, and with 371 beds, more than 15,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains a...
Company: Kaiser Permanente - The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. -Northern California
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. has an opening for an Infectious Disease Physician to join the team at our Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center.Santa Rosa – An extraordinary practice opportunity in an out of the ordinary...