2024 STI Clinical Update - San Francisco Department of Public Health, March 14th

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STI Clinical Update 

2024 STI Clinical Update  - San Francisco Department of Public Health, 
Join us at this half-day, hybrid event! 
Offered both virtually and in-person at the  ZSFG Carr Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

When: Thursday, March 14, 2024, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT) 
To register visit:  https://courses.nnptc.org/class_information.html?id=3872 

More than 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were reported in the U.S. in 2022, and /providers/epidemiology-and-statistics has higher chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV rates compared to the rest of the state and nation. This half-day, hybrid event will provide important updates in the field of sexual health to help providers strengthen the delivery of STI prevention and care. Hear from local experts on STI epidemiology in San Francisco, updates on doxyPEP implementation, recognizing dermatologic manifestations of STIs, and a lively case panel. 

Please note - 3.75 CME units available at no cost (details below) 

Meet Our Experts 

Oliver Bacon, MD, MPH

Dr. Bacon is Medical Director of San Francisco City Clinic, the STI and sexual health clinic run by San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH). He is also an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine in the UCSF Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital. From 2015 to 2017 he led the RAPID initiative (immediate ART initiation for all persons newly diagnosed with HIV infection in San Francisco) for the Getting to Zero initiative. He trained in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. His areas of interest include diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, biomedical STI and HIV prevention, antiretroviral therapy, and early treatment of HIV infection. 

Franco Chevalier, MD, MPH 

Dr. Chevalier is a double board-certified internist and infectious disease doctor. He completed his residency at Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt School of Medicine and his fellowship at UCSF. He holds a master’s in public health from the University of California, Berkeley. Franco works for the San Francisco Department of Public Health and currently serves as the deputy medical director for San Francisco City Clinic. He is also an HIV primary care provider at Ward 86 and has a particular interest in the implementation science behind HIV/STD prevention. 

Stephanie Cohen, MD, MPH 

Dr. Cohen is the Director of the HIV/STI Prevention Section in SFDPH’s Disease Prevention and Control Branch. She is an assistant professor at UCSF in the division of infectious diseases and an HIV primary care provider. She has helped lead multiple research studies on biomedical HIV and STI prevention, including the doxyPEP study. 

Kelly Johnson, MD, MPH 

Dr. Kelly Johnson is the Medical Director of the California Prevention Training Center, a Public Health Medical Officer in the STD Control Branch at the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). She is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases and works on the inpatient Infectious Diseases service at UCSF. Her research interests include the intersection between HIV and bacterial STIs as well as real-world implementation of HIV PrEP. 

CME Information 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and California Prevention Training Center. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses may receive continuing education credit for this educational activity as the ANCC accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreement. Nurses should check with their individual licensing boards to confirm the acceptability of AMA credits for the purpose of licensing renewal. To request an accommodation for this event, please email: captc@ucsf.edu at least a week in advance of the event.