Program Schedule

Improving the Cascades of HIV Care

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 120-ABC

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • describe the use of financial incentives in HIV clinical care and identify the challenges and ethical issues regarding the use of financial incentives in clinical settings
  • evaluate the role of the Ryan White Program in supporting HIV care under health reform
  • discuss international trends in the HIV treatment cascade and interventions utilized to improve HIV testing, linkage and retention in HIV care

Target Audience: Public health practitioners, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Fellows, Clinicians

Tracks: HIV-STD-TB, Global ID

Moderator:  Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital

2:30 PM
Ryan White in the ACA Era
Jennifer Kates, PhD
3:00 PM
The Cascade for Global HIV
Jean Nachega, MD, PhD, MPH

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:


R. Walensky, None

K. Volpp, VALhealth: Scientific Advisor, Shareholder and VALhealth behavioral economics consulting firm,, Consulting fee and own shares in consulting firm
CVS Caremark: Consultant and Grant Investigator, Consulting fee and Research support

J. Kates, None

J. Nachega, NIH-NIAID: Grant Investigator, Research support and Salary
WELLCOME TRUST: Grant Investigator, Research support and Salary
EDCTP: Investigator, Research grant
PEPFAR: Investigator, Research support

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