The Role of Geriatrics in HIV Care

Eugenia L. Siegler, MD
Medical Director, Geriatrics Inpatient Services
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Mason Adams Professor of Geriatric Medicine & Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

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About the Presenter: Top of page

Eugenia Siegler obtained her M.D. from Johns Hopkins, and then trained in Internal Medicine at Bellevue and New York University Hospitals. Following residency, Dr. Siegler completed her fellowship in general internal medicine and geriatrics at the University of Pennsylvania, and is is now medical director of geriatric inpatient services at the Weill Cornell Campus of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Although primarily a hospital-based physician, she also sees outpatients at the medical college’s Irving Sherwood Wright Center on Aging and serves as geriatrics consultant to NYPH-Weill Cornell’s HIV practice, the Center for Special Studies. In addition to geriatrics education, her scholarly interests focus on physician documentation in medical records and the care of people aging with HIV.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
  • Be able to describe the epidemiology of HIV and aging.
  • Understand the components of geriatric assessment and aging-related syndromes.
  • Be familiar with the aging services network and geriatric care integration.

CME Information: Top of page

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on July 18, 2017 and will terminate July 17, 2020.

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. Siegler (Presenter) had the following personal financial relationships in the prior 12 months with manufacturers of the products or services that may be presented in this CME activity: Grant support from Gilead. Dr. Siegler submitted her slides in advance for adequate peer review, and will support 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: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co, and ViiV Healthcare.

    How to Obtain CME Credit: Top of page

    To obtain CME credit for this PRN program, please visit the PRN Courses Page at the Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) web site. PRN and the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) jointly sponsor PRN enduring materials for CME, and provide them 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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