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HIV/AIDS Education

Mid Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (MAAETC) 

 The Johns Hopkins University MAAETC Regional Partner provides HIV/AIDS education, consultation, technical assistance, coaching, capacity building, self-study, and resource materials to health care professionals throughout the mid-Atlantic region.  In particular, we service Western Maryland, the Eastern Shore, Baltimore City, and Surrounding Counties.  The local Regional Coordinator is Dorcas Baker, RN, BSN, ACRN, MA.

The Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) 

 CFAR at Johns Hopkins University sponsors a number of weekly meetings, symposiums, and conferences.  Consult the CFAR website for a list of all CME opportunities.  Keep informed of CFAR activities by joining the listserv.

CFAR and the MAAETC Regional Partner collaborate to provide clinicians and investigators with information on current research, topics of interest, clinical updates and case presentations at the weekly HIV Providers Meeting.  The meeting, every Friday, 12 PM-1 PM, takes place on the East Baltimore Campus, in Rangos 590.  To be added to the HIV Providers Meeting email distribution, contact Christina Bunch or call 410-614-2203.

CFAR Annual Meeting 

The CFAR Annual Meeting features presentations by CFAR-supported faculty.  The one day event takes place each September.  Keep informed of CFAR activities by joining the listserv.

HIV-ASSIST 

 HIV Antiretroviral Selection Support and Interactive Search Tool (HIV-ASSIST) is a web-based platform invented by Maunank Shah, MD, PhD to assist and educate clinicians in personalizing antiretroviral (ARV) regimens for their patients using evidence-based decision-making tools.  The program offers a variety of education resources, including a decision support tool, information sheets, dosing information, drug interactions, and OI prophylaxis guidance.  A video explanation of the site is available.