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Key Decisions in HIV Care: Initiating Timely ART in a Newly Diagnosed Adolescent

Listen as Jason Halperin, MD, MPH, and his patient share their perspectives on whether to rapidly initiate ART for adolescent patients.
Jason Halperin, MD, MPH
Released: September 23, 2021

In this episode, Jason Halperin, MD, MPH, explores the data to support rapid ART initiation in adolescent patients.

Listen as he gives his perspectives on:

  • DHHS and IAS-USA guidelines for rapid initiation and specific recommendations for adolescents and young adults
  • CrescentCare data comparing the virologic outcomes for patients 18-24 years of age compared with those aged 25 years or older
  • Data to suggest that rapid ART upholds equity

In addition, hear his patient’s perspective on the importance of rapid initiation of ART to prevent transmission to others and the burden it lifted for him.

Information on this Educational Activity


Jason Halperin, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Infectious Diseases
Tulane University
Infectious Disease Physician
New Orleans, Louisiana

Jason Halperin, MD, MPH, has no relevant conflict of interest to report.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.


Educational grant provided by:
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP
ViiV Healthcare

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