Sponsored by New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

The purpose of this conference is to educate medical providers on how to evaluate, diagnose, and treat STDs, and on the role of the medical provider in preventing STDs. The intended audience is primary care medical providers.

At the end of the conference, participants should be able to:

  1. Review current STD morbidity and trends.
  2. Describe current STD screening strategies, diagnostic algorithms, and CDC treatment recommendations.
  3. Describe evidence-based strategies that can be used in a clinical setting to prevent and manage STDs.

Conference slides, handouts and other resources can be found on our Resources page.

Continuing Education Credits Offered:
The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this course for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

School of Public Health, University at Albany is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 
6 contact hours

There are no vested interests by authors, presenters or planners of this course.

Conference Contact Information:
Howard E. Lavigne

Conference Venue Information:
A valid photo ID is required to enter the CUNY Graduate Center.

Sponsored by the following CEI Centers:

Albany Medical College
Center for Comprehensive Care, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Columbia University
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
University of Rochester Medical Center

Thank you to our conference partners!

American Academy of Pediatrics NYS District II
Center for Health & Behavioral Training
Community Health Care Association of New York State
Empire State Medical Association
Heilbrunn Department of Population & Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University
Medical Society of the State of NY
NY/NJ AIDS Education & Training Center
NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
NYC STD/HIV Prevention Training Center
NYS Association of County Health Officials
Physicians for Reproductive Health