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HIV Medicine Association

Membership Spotlight

"My colleagues are some of the greatest humanitarians I've ever known."
-Igho Ofotokun, MD, FIDSA

The HIV Medicine Association is an organization of medical professionals who practice HIV medicine. We represent the interests of HIV health care providers and researchers and their patients by promoting quality in HIV care and by advocating for policies that ensure a comprehensive and humane response to the AIDS pandemic informed by science and social justice.

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The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

Featured Guideline

2017 HIVMA of IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Chronic Pain in Patients Living With HIV
Status: Current

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.

Featured Resource

 

The U Equals U Campaign: Background and Tips for Educating Patients  



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Join the HIVMA Criminalization Advocacy Network

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.

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Featured Event

IDWeek 2019

Washington, DC

 

Register now for IDWeek 2019 from October 2-6, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Early discounted registration ends June 28!

 

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