Webinar: Hepatitis C in California: The Role of the Primary Care Team

July 1, 2016

July 22, 12:00-1:30 pm PDT

  • Rachel McLean, MPH, Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator, California Department of Public Health, will provide an overview of national hepatitis C epidemiology and explain the scope of the epidemic in California.
  • Marshall Kubota, MD, regional medical director for Partnership Health Plan, in Sonoma County, will describe the current national hepatitis C testing recommendations and the role of primary care physicians/teams in hepatitis C screening, diagnosis, and care.
  • Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine, will share her experience initiating a baby boomer HCV screening initiative that incorporates a protocol for primary care providers to screen and refer patients for care.

1.5 CME from the CA Academy of Family Physicians

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