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The HIV Institute is a proud sponsor of many events.  Please see the list of upcoming and past events sponsored in part by the HIV Institute.

Upcoming Events

Transgender Healthcare Symposium (Saturday, December 11 at 8:30am PT)

The UC San Diego Transgender Health Care Symposium will provide a comprehensive review of different aspects of gender-affirming medical care. This course will feature sessions on gender-sensitive cultural awareness, behavioral health care, primary care, and medical and surgical gender-affirming interventions. All topics will be presented to help providers from varied disciplines care for transgender and non-binary (NB) individuals in a sensitive and effective manner. The program will be delivered in plenary sessions followed by a brief question and answer opportunity, as well as topic-specific break-out sessions.

For more information about the symposium click here.

Past Events

SD CFAR Annual Research Day

The San Diego Center for AIDS Research held its Annual Research Day on October 5, 2021. The program included a full-day symposium showcasing discoveries profoundly changing the study, treatment, and prevention of HIV throughout the world. The following presentations are available for viewing.
A New Perspective on Tuberculosis: The 24-hour Path to Resistance, Faramarz Valafar. To view Dr. Valafars' presentation, click here.

Assessing tuberculosis risk in pregnant women from the PRACHITi study using transcriptomics, Artur Trancoso Lopo de Queiroz. To view Dr. Lopo de Queiroz prsentation, click here.

Novel bioelectronic assay for detection and quantification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigen CFP10 in serum and urine for rapid diagnosis of active TB disease: a proof-of-concept study, Marva Seifert. To view Dr. Seiferts' presentation, click here.

Traditional healer-delivered counseling and point-of-care testing increases uptake of HIV testing compared with usual care: results from a mixed-methods randomized controlled trial in rural Uganda, Radhika Sundararajan. To view Dr. Sundararajans' presentation, click here.

Syringe Services Programs in San Diego - Exploring Best Practices

The UC San Diego Global Public Health HIV & Substance Use Research Seminar Series, The HIV Institute and the San Diego Center for AIDS Research were pleased to present a “Syringe Services Programs in San Diego - Exploring Best Practices” webinar on Thursday, June 10, at 12pm (PDT). Join our panel of experts who will discuss best practices for syringe service programs. To view the webinar, click here.

Owen Clinic Town Hall

The UC San Diego HIV Institute were pleased to present Laura Bamford, MD and Robin Morrisey, RN for an Owen Clinic Town Hall on Tuesday, May 18, from 12:00 – 1:00pm via zoom. Dr. Bamford is the Medical Director of Owen Clinic and an Associate Professor of Medicine at UC San Diego. Robin Morrisey is the Owen Clinic Practice Manager. They will be sharing updates about UC San Diego’s Owen Clinic.