HIV Disparities

Addressing Disparities and Systemic Racism in HIV Prevention

Release Date: June 13, 2022
Expiration Date: June 13, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.0 hour


Activity Description

This free interactive CME/CNE-Certified webinar is designed for members of the care team to help you
identify disparities and systemic racism in HIV prevention and care, and to identify and implement strategies
with your team to combat them.

Learning Objectives

After participating in the activity, learners should be better able to:
  • Identify structural drivers of HIV-related inequities
  • Define structural competency
  • Identify strategies you can bring back to your HIV care team to advance health equity

Activity Faculty

Oni Blackstock, MD
Professor of Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University

Faculty Bios

Dr. Oni Blackstock is recognized as a thought leader and influencer in the areas of HIV and health equity. She is a primary care and HIV physician and the founder and Executive Director of Health Justice, a racial and health equity consulting firm, that helps health care and public health organizations to center anti- racism in the workplace and to reduce health inequities in the communities they serve. Before launching Health Justice, Dr. Blackstock served as an Assistant Commissioner at the New York City Health Department where she led the City’s response to the HIV epidemic. She holds degrees from Harvard College, Harvard Medical School, and Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Blackstock is passionate about ensuring that all individuals and communities have the resources and support they need to thrive and achieve optimal health and wellbeing.

Accreditation and Credit Designation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by American Academy of CME, Inc. and ACTHIV Institute. American Academy of CME, Inc. is Jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



American Academy of CME, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Practitioners and Nurses

American Academy of CME, Inc., designates this educational activity for 1.0 ANCC contact hours.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16993 for 1.0 contact hours.

Physician Assistants

American Academy of CME, Inc. has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is
designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until June 13, 2023. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Other members of the care team will receive a certificate of participation.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of the HIV care team, including physicians (both specialists and primary care/family medicine), nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists who are in practice but are newer to HIV medicine or who are in training. Other healthcare providers may also participate.


According to the disclosure policy of the Academy, all faculty, planning committee members, editors, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relationships with any ineligible company(ies). The existence of these relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the activity. Clinical content has been reviewed for fair balance and scientific objectivity, and all of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships are as follows:

Faculty Educator

Oni Blackstock, MD has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planning Committee

The following individuals have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose:

Jose Castillo-Mancilla, MD
Rajesh Gandhi, MD
Mary Glenshaw, PhD, MPH, OTR/L
John JD Juchniewicz, MCIS, CHCP, FACEHP
Natalie Kirkwood, RN, BSN, JD
Vincent Lo Re, MD, MSCE
Lorenzo McFarland, DHA, MPH, MSW, PMP
Paul Miniter, MS
Edward Moylan, RP
Dianne Rausch, PhD

The following individuals have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose:

Renslow Sherer MD* Grant/Research Support – Gilead Sciences

This activity will not review off-label or investigational information.

The opinions expressed in this accredited continuing education activity are those of the faculty, and do not represent those of the Academy. This educational activity is intended as a supplement to existing knowledge, published information, and practice guidelines. Learners should appraise the information presented critically, and draw conclusions only after careful consideration of all available scientific information.

Instructions on How to Receive Credit

There are no fees to participate in the activity. Participants must review the activity information including the learning objectives and disclosure statements, as well as the content of the activity. To receive CME/CE credit for your participation, please complete the post-assessment and program evaluation. Your certificate will be available for printing immediately.

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Hardware/Software Requirements

This program should be viewed at a resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher using current versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome or Safari. A high-speed Internet connection is recommended.


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