Supplemental Resources for the NEAETC Annual
HIV Primary Care Conference



What Every Primary Care Provider Needs to Know About HIV and Hepatitis


Current HIV/AIDS Guidelines and Related Materials from AIDSinfo


Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents


Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States


Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection


Drugs That Fight HIV-1: A Reference Guide for Prescription HIV-1 Medications


Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children


Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents


Clinical Practice Guideline: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States


Clinical Providers’ Supplement: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States


Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis


Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, and HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis


Antiretroviral Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection Drug Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States


Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings


Viral Hepatitis Guidelines from CDC and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)


Testing Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Infection (CDC)


HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C


AASLD Guidelines for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B


News on Recent HIV Research and Trends from the 2017 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)


Really Rapid Review – CROI 2017, Seattle:  This blog item provides capsules summaries of research highlights from the conference, together with links to relevant conference abstracts


In addition, medical education sites, including Clinical Care Options, Practice Point HIV, and ViralEd, are offering online CROI summary programs with Continuing Medical Education credit.




Strengthening HIV/HCV Treatment Programs in Community Health Centers


Community Health Center Strengthening (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 


Partnerships Between Federally Qualified Health Centers and Local Health Departments for Engaging in the Development of a Community-Based System of Care (National Association of Community Health Centers)


The Practical Playbook Resource Roundup: Linking Communities & Health Systems Around Data (De Beaumont Foundation and Duke Community and Family Medicine)


Examining Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Access: A Review of Select State Medicaid Fee-For-Service and Managed Care Programs (Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School)


Restrictions for Medicaid Reimbursement of Sofosbuvir for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the United States (Annals of Internal Medicine)


Expanding Primary Care Capacity to Treat Hepatitis C Virus Infection Through an Evidence-Based Care Model — Arizona and Utah, 2012–2014 (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)


HIV and Hepatitis C Virus Screening Practices in a Geographically Diverse Sample of American Community Health Centers (AIDS Patient Care and STDs)


Efforts at the Frontlines: Implementing a Hepatitis C Testing and Linkage-to-Care Program at the Local Public Health Level (Public Health Reports)


Dual-Routine HCV/HIV Testing: Seroprevalence and Linkage to Care in Four Community Health Centers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Public Health Reports)


Strengthening Screening for HIV, Hepatitis C, and STIs: An Innovative Partnership Between the Health Department and Community Health Centers in New York City (Public Health Reports)



Providing Culturally Competent Care of Transgender and Sexual Minority Clients

General Resources and Reports

Center of Excellence for Transgender Health – Website that includes many resources on transgender health

Transgender Persons – CDC’s compilation of resources and fact sheets related to transgender health

Transgender Health – Resource page from Fenway Health

National LGBT Health Education Center – A program of The Fenway Institute

Transgender People and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) (Center of Excellence for Transgender Health)

SAGE – Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders.

LGBT Education and Training.  Resource with a list of articles, training, and educational materials from the LGBT Resource Center at UCSF.

All Children-All Families: Benchmarks of LGBTQ Cultural Competency – from the Human Rights Campaign


Selected Articles and Reports

The State of Transgender Health Care: Policy, Law, and Medical Frameworks (American Journal of Public Health)

Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Persons (National LGBT Health Education Center)

Improving the Health Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Understanding and Eliminating Health Disparities (National LGBT Health Education Center)

Barriers to Healthcare for Transgender Individuals (Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes, Obesity)

Satisfaction and Healthcare Utilization of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals in NYC: A Community-Based Participatory Study (LGBT Health)

Improving Transgender Health by Building Safe Clinical Environments That Promote Existing Resilience: Results From a Qualitative Analysis of Providers (BMC Pediatrics)

Transgender Care Moves into the Mainstream (JAMA)

Trans Health Care in the USA: A Long Way to Go (The Lancet)

Comprehensive Transgender Healthcare: The Gender Affirming Clinical and Public Health Model of Fenway Health (Journal of Urban Health)

Barriers to Quality Health Care for the Transgender Population (Clinical Biochemistry)

Access to Care for Transgender Veterans in the Veterans Health Administration: 2006-2013 (American Journal of Public Health)

Barriers and Facilitators to Engagement and Retention in Care Among Transgender Women Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Annals of Behavioral Medicine)

Creating Welcoming Spaces for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Patients: An Evaluation of the Health Care Environment (Journal of Homosexuality)

Important Considerations for Addressing LGBT Health Care Competency (AJPH)

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Disparities: Executive Summary of a Policy Position Paper From the American College of Physicians (Annals of Internal Medicine)

Finding the Perfect Doctor: Identifying Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender-Competent Physicians (American Journal of Public Health)

Minimizing Health Disparities Among LGBT Patients (JAMA)

Access to Health Services by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons: Systematic Literature Review (BMC International Health and Human Rights)

Addressing Health Care Disparities in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Population: A Review of Best Practices (American Journal of Nursing)

Working with LGBT Baby Boomers and Older Adults: Factors that Signal a Welcoming Service Environment (Journal of Gerontological Social Work)

Creating a Vision for the Future: Key Competencies and Strategies for Culturally Competent Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Older Adults in the Health and Human Services (Journal of Gerontological Social Work)

Assessing Your Office for Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients (The Health Care Manager)


The Challenges of Addiction and HIV Disease

Attitudes and Training Needs of New England HIV Care and Addiction Treatment Providers: Opportunities for Better Integration of HIV and Alcohol Treatment Services


Continued Substance Use Among People Living With HIV-Hepatitis-C Co-Infection and Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy (Substance Use and Misuse)


Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy Among HIV-Infected Drug Users: A Meta-Analysis (AIDS and Behavior)


Exploring How Substance Use Impedes Engagement along the HIV Care Continuum: A Qualitative Study (Frontiers in Public Health)


Optimizing Care for HIV-Infected People Who Use Drugs: Evidence-Based Approaches to Overcoming Healthcare Disparities (Clinical Infectious Diseases)


Substance Use: Impact on Adherence and HIV Medical Treatment (Current HIV/AIDS Reports)


Substance Abuse Treatment in Persons with HIV/AIDS: Challenges in Managing Triple Diagnosis (Journal of Behavioral Medicine)


Impact of Illicit Drug Use on Health-Related Quality of Life in Opioid Dependent Patients Undergoing HIV Treatment  (Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes)


Engagement and Substance Dependence in a Primary Care-Based Addiction Treatment Program for People Infected with HIV and People at High-Risk for HIV Infection (Journal of Substance Abuse and Treatment)


HIV Treatment Outcomes Among HIV-Infected, Opioid-Dependent Patients Receiving Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment within HIV Clinical Care Settings: Results From a Multisite Study (Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)


Barriers to HIV Treatment Among People Who Use Injection Drugs: Implications for Treatment as Prevention (Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS)


A Systematic Review of the Impact of Alcohol Use Disorders on HIV Treatment Outcomes, Adherence to antiretroviral Therapy, and Health Care Utilization (Drug and Alcohol Dependence)


Effect of Patient Navigation with or Without Financial Incentives on Viral Suppression Among Hospitalized Patients with HIV Infection and Substance Use: A Randomized Clinical Trial (JAMA)


Viral Suppression and Antiretroviral Medication Adherence Among Alcohol Using HIV Positive Adults (International Journal of Behavioral Medicine)


HIV Treatment Outcomes Among HIV-Infected, Opioid-Dependent Patients Receiving Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment Within HIV Clinical Care Settings: Results from a Multisite Study (JAIDS)


STD Update for Primary Care Clinicians

2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance (CDC)


Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015 (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)


Screening Recommendations and Considerations Referenced in Treatment Guidelines and Original Sources (CDC)

Sexually Transmitted Infections: Recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (American Family Physician)


Behavioral Sexual Risk-Reduction Counseling in Primary Care to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Annals of Internal Medicine)


Syphilis Rates Rising Among Gay Men in U.S., CDC Data Show (AIDSMap)


Sexually Transmitted Infection Drug Resistance Is Rapidly Increasing (Poz)


Food Insecurity Is Associated with HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Drug Use Among Men in the United States (AIDS)


Antibiotic Resistance Threatens Gonorrhea Treatment (CDC)


High Sexually Transmitted Infection Rates Among Men on PrEP Supports More Frequent Monitoring (AIDSMap)


Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis Are All On the Rise (Poz)


Building a PrEP Program within Primary Care Practice


Resources and Guides

Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States – A Clinical Practice Guideline


Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States – Clinical Providers’ Supplement


Clinical Advisory Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Infection (from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts)


Introducing the “PrEP Package” For Enhanced HIV Prevention: A Practical Guide for Clinicians (The Fenway Institute)


Guidelines & Tools for Health Care Providers (PrEP Watch)


Implementing PrEP for HIV Prevention: State-wide Initiatives and Provider Experiences (AETC)


Family Planning Provider PrEP Toolkit (University of California San Francisco)


Primary Care Providers and PrEP: Getting Ready to Offer PrEp (Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States)


PrEP Education for Youth-Serving Primary Care Providers Toolkit (Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States)


Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Clinical Reference Sheet (Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States)


How to Scale Up PrEP


Black Lives Matter: What’s PrEp Got to Do with It?


Scaling Up Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in California


His Health PrEP Training




Selected Articles


Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention: The Primary Care Perspective (Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine)


Successful Implementation of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis: Lessons Learned From Three Clinical Settings (Current HIV/AIDS Reports)


Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Infection Integrated with Municipal- and Community-Based Sexual Health Services (JAMA Internal Medicine)


Preexposure Prophylaxis For HIV Prevention: What We Know and What We Still Need to Know for Implementation (Topics in Antiviral Medicine)


The Prep Revolution: From Clinical Trials to Routine Practice: Implementation View from the USA  (Current Opinion in HIV/AIDS)


Current Concepts for PrEP Adherence: In the PrEP Revolution: From Clinical Trials to Routine Practice (Current Opinion in HIV/AIDS)



Longitudinal Care of the HIV Long-term Survivor

HIV and Aging Toolkit (AETC)

Strategies to Improve the Health of Older Adults Living with HIV (National Center for Innovation in HIV Care)

Chronic Health Conditions in Medicare Beneficiaries 65 Years and Older with HIV Infection (AIDS)

Long-Term Mortality in HIV-Infected Individuals 50 Years or Older: A Nationwide, Population-Based Cohort Study (Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)

Narrowing the Gap in Life Expectancy for HIV+ Compared with HIV- Individuals (CROI 2016 abstract)

Future Challenges for Clinical Care of an Ageing Population Infected with HIV: A Modelling Study (The Lancet Infectious Diseases)

HIV and Ageing: Improving Quantity and Quality of Life (Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS)

Human Immunodeficiency Virus as a Chronic Disease: Evaluation and Management of Nonacquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome-Defining Conditions (Open Forum Infectious Diseases)

Acceleration of Age-Associated Methylation Patterns in HIV-1-Infected Adults


Age, Stress, and Isolation in Older Adults Living with HIV (AIDS Care

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