“Challenges and Opportunities of Acute HIV Infection”


Nancy Glick, MD
HIV Medical Director, Mount Sinai Hospital

David Pitrak, MD
Chief of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago


Cammeo Mauntel-Medici, MPH
Associate Director Project HEAL, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify missed opportunities for HIV diagnosis and linkage to care
  • Synthesize strategies to improve early diagnosis and linkage to care for HIV positive clients
  • Understand the current recommended HIV testing algorithm and how to interpret discordant results
  • Discuss challenges and best practices for notification, linkage to care, and treatment of potentially acutely infected HIV positive clients
  • Discuss local institution’s experiences with increasing volume of acute HIV infections identified, and corresponding challenges and opportunities


Intended Audience:  Physicians, Physician Assistants, Dentists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists and other healthcare providers who are managing patients with HIV disease.


This program is offered free of charge.

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Planning Committee

Art Moswin, MD, Co-Chair; Norma Rolfsen, ACRN, Co-Chair;

Nancy Glick, MD; Herve Sroussi, DMD, PhD; Corrine Blum, MD; Michelle Agnoli, RN, MSN, ACRN; Joan Swiatek, NP, ACRN; Salma Alabduljabbar, MPH;

Richard Zimmerman, MT (ASCP) M.A.


CME Purpose: To help physicians provide optimum care to patients who present with emerging complications and toxicities of HIV disease and treatment.

Continuing Medical Education Credit Available for physicians. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine and the Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center. The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing CE:
Continuing Nursing Education units will be provided by Kansas City Free Health Clinic, an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.5 contact hours applicable for RN or LPN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Approved Provider Number: 0256-0609.

Physician Assistant CE:
PAs can request a letter of attendance to submit to AAPA for credit.


Cancellation Policy: In order to reduce expenses for meals purchased for individuals who register but do not attend, it has become necessary to implement a cancellation policy. We will charge a fee of $40.00 to anyone who fails to cancel their registration before noon on the Monday prior to the program date. To cancel a registration, contact Alicia McDonald at 312.996.4429 or aliciamc@uic.edu. You must register for this program

before noon the Monday preceding the program as this is when expected attendance is confirmed with the venue.


Also, we will no longer accept free on-site registrations. This means that you must register on our website to attend the program free of charge. Registrations at the door will cost $35.00 and must be paid with cash or check. This policy will allow MATEC to continue to offer quality education at no cost to you. For questions about this policy or program, please contact Alicia McDonald at 312.996.4429 or aliciamc@uic.edu.