Sexually Transmitted Infections: What's New in Prevention, Diagnosis & Management

Rosalyn E. Plotzker, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of California San Francisco
Clinical Faculty, California Prevention Training Center, San Francisco, CA

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About the Presenter:Top of page

Dr. Rosalyn Plotzker is an assistant professor in the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Rosalyn completed a fellowship in Sexually Transmitted Diseases at UCSF and the California Department of Public Health where she currently serves as a public health medical officer and clinical lead for congenital syphilis prevention and response. She also serves as clinical faculty for the California Prevention Training Center (CAPTC), which is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to educate providers on best practices in STI diagnosis and treatment. Finally, Rosalyn performs high resolution anoscopy at the UCSF Anal Neoplasia Clinic, Research and Education (ANCRE) Center and is a member of the International Anal Neoplasia Society (IANS) task force on anal cancer screening guidelines. Rosalyn earned her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and her MD from State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine in 2013. She is board certified in Preventive Medicine and completed her residency and MPH at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York City in 2017.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational activity learners will:
1. Be able to describe screening recommendations for populations most impacted by STIs.
2. Understand the epidemiology of vaccine preventable STIs.
3. Know current information on the benzathine penicillin G (Bicillin L-A) shortage as well as use of powdered benzathine benzylpenicillin (Extencilline) as an alternative.
4. Delineate what we know about Doxy-PEP for STI prevention.

CME Information:Top of page

This CME activity has approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for May 21, 2024, as a live activity. This activity will also be available as an enduring activity from May 28, 2024, through May 20, 2027.

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.

Accreditation Statement:Top of page

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies 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 the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition Statement: Top of page

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Disclosure Statement:Top of page

Policies and standards of the Medical Society of the State of New York and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education require that speakers and planners for continuing medical education 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 F. Braun (Course Director/Planner) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- Dr. Keith M. Sigel (Moderator) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- Dr. Rosalyn E. Plotzker (Presenter) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Plotzker submitted her slides in advance for adequate peer review and supported her presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.

Financial Support:Top of page

This PRN CME activity is funded in part by unrestricted educational grants from Gilead Sciences and ViiV Healthcare.

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