HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in the Real World

Demetre Daskalakis, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine
Medical Director of Ambulatory Services, Mount Sinai Origin Clinics, New York, NY



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About the Presenter: Top of page

Demetre Daskalakis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine and Infectious Disease at the Ichan School of Medicine and serves as the Medical Director for the Mount Sinai origin HIV clinics of the Mount Sinai network. He received his medical education from NYU Medical Center and completed his residency training in 2003 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He also completed Clinical Infectious Disease Fellowships at the Brigham and Womens/Massachusetts General Hospital combined program. Dr. Daskalakis recently completed his masters of public health at Harvard School of Public Health and continues to do work in HIV and disease prevention among Men Who Have Sex With Men in New York City.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
  1. Better understand use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in clinical practice using real world cases.
  2. Be more aware of current NY State guidelines for use of pre-exposure prophylaxis in HIV-negative individuals.
  3. Appreciate the barriers and approaches to implementation of PrEP in real-world practices.

CME Information: Top of page


This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on April 8, 2014 and will terminate April, 2017.

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: Top of page


    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the 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: Top of page


    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) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Demetre Daskalakis (Presenter) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Daskalakis supported his presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature, and submitted his slides in advance for adequate peer review.
  • Financial Support: Top of page

    This PRN CME activity is funded in part by unrestricted educational grants from: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co, and ViiV Healthcare.

    How to Obtain CME Credit: Top of page

    This PRN web site does not have the capacity to score quizzes and permit the download of CME certificates. To obtain CME credit for this and other PRN programs, please visit the PRN Video Channel at the Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) web site http://www.ceitraining.org/prn-video/. PRN and the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) jointly provide PRN enduring materials for CME at no cost to the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) for broadcast through the CEI. We thank the NYSDOH for making our CME programs available to a wider audience, and hope you will also browse the many other educational opportunities offered by the CEI.

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