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Benefits of and Need for Integrated Addiction and Infectious Disease Care

Listen to an insightful discussion between infectious disease experts, Christian B. Ramers, MD, MPH, and Sandra Springer, MD, on current evidence supporting the need for integrated addiction and infectious disease care services.
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Christian B. Ramers, MD, MPH
Sandra Springer, MD
Released: July 9, 2020

In this episode, Christian B. Ramers, MD, MPH, and Sandra Springer, MD, discuss current evidence supporting the need for integrated addiction and infectious disease care and review the wide array of benefits that can be realized when these services are provided in tandem, ideally at the same clinic and by the same healthcare provider.

Content based on an online CME program supported by an independent educational grant from Gilead Sciences.

Link to full program: https://www.clinicaloptions.com/hiv/programs/addiction-hcv-hiv

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Produced in collaboration with
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Educational grant provided by:
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Faculty

Christian B. Ramers, MD, MPH

Associate Clinical Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
La Jolla, California
Chief, Population Health
Director, Graduate Medical Education
Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California

Christian B. Ramers, MD, MPH, has disclosed that he has received fees for non-CME/CE services from AbbVie, Gilead Sciences, Merck, and ViiV Healthcare; consulting fees from AbbVie, Gilead Sciences, and ViiV Healthcare; and funds for research support from AbbVie and Gilead Sciences.
Sandra Springer, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Disease
Department of Internal Medicine
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
Attending Physician
Section of Infectious Disease
Department of Internal
Medicine
Veterans Administration Connecticut Healthcare Services
West Haven, Connecticut

Sandra Springer, MD, has disclosed that she has received consulting fees from Alkermes Inc. and DKB Med and fees for non-CME/CE services from DKB Med.

Staff

Jennifer Blanchette, PhD

Senior Scientific Director

Jennifer Blanchette, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Edward King, MA

Executive Vice President

Edward King, MA, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

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This program has been made available online.

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