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Posted July 1, 2016

Building Patient-Centered Medical Homes for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients and Families

National LBGT Health Education Center For health centers and other health care providers, one commonly used model for practice transformation is the patient-centered medical home (PCMH). The PCMH model transforms how primary care is coordinated…

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Posted June 17, 2016

Building Respect for LGBT Older Adults

The National Resource Center on LGBT and Aging had developed a new tool to assist providers.  The tool is intended for long term care and other aging service providers as an introduction to LGBT aging. This…

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Posted June 3, 2016

SAMHSA free training on Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

SAMHSA is collaborating with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to provide training in medication assisted treatment (MAT) for physicians in your state. These free trainings will include the required 8-hour (4 hours online…

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Posted May 20, 2016

MedPage: Taking a Good Sexual Health History

According to a May 6, 2016, MedPage Today article, health professionals should use language that is neutral to sexual orientation and gender identity as a more effective way to take a good sexual health history….

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Posted May 13, 2016

Drug-Resistant TB: A Survival Guide for Clinicians, 3rd edition

Curry International Tuberculosis Center/UCSF is pleased to announce the fully revised and updated 3rd edition of one of its most popular publications, Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Survival Guide for Clinicians. Co-produced with the California Department of…

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Posted April 8, 2016

2016 AAHIVM HIV Specialist Credentialing program

The Academy’s program is the only widely recognized, statistically sound and defensible measurement program available in HIV-focused medical care. On average, about 2000 providers are actively maintaining an AAHIVM credential, a majority of which principally identify as an HIV provider. In 2016,…

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Posted April 1, 2016

National Pain Strategy outlines actions for improving pain care in America

The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health released the National Pain Strategy. The strategy represents the federal government’s first coordinated plan for reducing the burden of chronic pain for millions of Americans. It is…

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Posted March 18, 2016

Safer Conception Toolkit Manuscript (AIDS Care)

Reproduction is important to many HIV-affected individuals and couples. Healthcare providers are responsible for providing resources to help them safely conceive while minimizing risk of sexual and perinatal HIV transmission. In order to fulfill their…

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Posted March 11, 2016

SF Chronicle article: Last Men Standing

San Francisco Chronicle writer, Erin Allday, spent more than a year researching this touching and poignant tribute to survivors of the more than 30 years AIDS epidemic.  The Chronicle published a special section on Sunday,…

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Posted February 18, 2016

Using Technology to Enhance Addiction Treatment

Thursday, February 25, 3:00-4:30 pm Eastern / Noon-1:30 pm Pacific Register for free at: Tele-behavioral health and other technology-based treatment and recovery supports can assist primary care safety net providers and addiction treatment providers in…

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