The TX/OK AETC is proud to host this FREE online educational training,
"Webcast: HIV & Correctional Settings"
presented by Douglas Fish, MD
faculty from the NY/NJ AIDS Education and Training Center (NY/NJ AETC)
Were you unable to participate in the live session on Sept. 29th at 12:00 pm CT? Or would you like to simply review the material again?
Good News! The webcast was recorded and you can access it here!
*Certificates of Attendance are no longer available for this training.
Originally Broadcast: September 29, 2011
12:00 - 1:00 pm CT
Participants were able to view the slides, hear audio through computer speakers, interact with the presenter, chat with participants/host/presenter, and answer polling questions.
Discuss incidence and prevalence of HIV and AIDS in correctional settings
Identify two reasons for the disproportionate impact of HIV on incarcerated populations
State two reasons for the disproportionate impact of HIV on minority populations in correctional settings
State two mechanisms by which concurrent sexual networks have been found to contribute to elevated rates of HIV infection in correctional settings
Discuss barriers and possible solutions for improving HIV care in correctional settings, and link-to-care for patients being released.
Dr. Fish is an HIV specialist at Albany Medical College who is involved in HIV patient care and clinical research. He is the Medical Director of the AIDS Treatment Center and the in-patient HIV Unit at Albany Medical Center, head of the Division of HIV Medicine, and assistant professor of medicine at Albany Medical College.
He completed his graduate medical education at Ohio State University College of Medicine, his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, and an Infectious Disease fellowship at the University of Arizona Health Sciences and Tucson Veterans Administration Hospital.
Dr. Fish is core faculty for the International AIDS Society and a member of the Medical Care Criteria Committee for the NYS Department of Health’s AIDS Institute. He is an active provider of HIV clinical education within the New York State Department of Corrections and is a member of the HIV Guidelines Committee for the Department.
He is a member of the Advisory Panel for the New York State AIDS Drug Approval Program (ADAP) and a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America.