Easing the Transition of HIV-Infected Adolescents to Adult Care
Joseph S. Cervia, MD, MBA, FACP, FAAP, FIDSA, AAHIVS
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY & Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY
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At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
- Know how improved therapeutic outcomes with cART have changed the face of the HIV epidemic, and with it the needs of young patients and families.
- Better understand some of the challenges faced by HIV-infected adolescents in transitioning to adult care.
- Appreciate the elements of family-centered, youth-friendly, multidisciplinary primary care with integrated HIV subspecialty services, and how such models of care may ease transitional challenges.
A board-certified internist, pediatrician, adult and pediatric infectious diseases and HIV medicine specialist, Dr. Cervia has dedicated much of his career to establishing and leading multi-disciplinary teams in battling HIV and other infectious diseases, and to education and research in prevention, therapeutics, complicating illnesses, and quality of life issues.
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