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Author

Mohamed G. Atta, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, Maryland

Mohamed G. Atta, MD, MPH, has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from Gilead Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline and fees for non-CME/CE services from AbbVie and Merck.

Editors in Chief

Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD, has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, and ViiV and funds for research support from Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen, Merck, and ViiV. Dr. Kuritzkes disclosed in previous editions that he had received consulting fees from Bionor, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celera, InnaVirVax, Janssen, Oncolys, Teva, Tobira, and ViroStatics and fees for non-CME/CE services from Merck and ViiV.

Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD

Professor of Medicine
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Director, AIDS Clinical Trials Unit
Associate Director, Clinical and Translational Research Center
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD, has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from Gilead Sciences, Janssen, Merck, TRIO Health, and ViiV and funds for research support from Gilead Sciences, Janssen, and ViiV. Dr. Eron disclosed in previous editions that he had received consulting fees from AbbVie, Avexa, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Chimerix, EMD Serono, Inhibitex, Kainos, Koronis, Myriad, Pfizer, Roche Molecular Systems, Tobira, Tibotec/Janssen, and Virco; had received funds for research support from AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, Panacos, TaiMed, and Tobira; had served on speaker bureaus for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Roche, Tibotec, and Virco; and had served on data and safety monitoring boards for TaiMed and Vertex.

Staff

Edward King, MA

Executive Vice President

Edward King, MA, has nothing to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

Heather Stieglitz, PhD

Editorial Contributor

Heather Stieglitz, PhD, has nothing to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

Jennifer M. Blanchette, PhD

Managing Editor

Jennifer M. Blanchette, PhD, has nothing to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

Jenny Schulz, PhD

Editorial Director, Virology & Other Therapeutic Areas

Jenny Schulz, PhD, has nothing to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

Additional Disclosure Information

The following staff have previously contributed to the content of this module and disclosed the following potential conflicts of interest:

Kathleen E. Squires, MD, disclosed that she had served on advisory boards for scientific purposes for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Janssen, Merck, and ViiV; had served on advisory boards for marketing purposes for Gilead Sciences and Janssen; had served on advisory boards for Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, Koronis, Pfizer, Schering-Plough, Tobira, and Tibotec; had received funds for research support from BioCryst, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Koronis, Merck, Schering-Plough, Tibotec, and Vertex; and had received consulting fees from GlaxoSmithKline and Merck at the time she contributed to this module.

Paul E. Sax, MD, disclosed that he had received consulting fees from Abbott, Aileron, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen, Merck, Pfizer, and ViiV and funds for research support from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, and Tibotec/Janssen at the time he contributed to this module.

Michael A. Craig, MSc; John McGuire, PhD; Elaine P. Seeskin; Kristen Rosenthal, PhD; and Lindsay Edwards, PhD, had nothing to disclose with regard to commercial interests at the time they contributed to this module.

Kimberly Y. Smith, MD, MPH, had disclosed that she had served on advisory boards and as a consultant for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Tibotec, and ViiV and had participated in speaker bureaus for GlaxoSmithKline and Merck at the time she contributed to this module.

Lynda Szczech, MD, MSCE, FASN, had disclosed that she had received fees for non-CME/CE services from Merck; received funds for research support from Amgen, Genzyme, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Innocoll, Lultpold, Pfizer, and Roche Diagnostics; served as a consultant to Abbott, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Baxter, Gilead Sciences, Kuhura, Merck, and Roche Diagnostics; served on the advisory board for Gilead Sciences; and participated in a speaker bureau for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, and ViiV at the time she contributed to this module.

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inPractice Hepatology current certification period
Release Date: March 2, 2020
Expiration Date: March 1, 2021

Target Audience

This program is intended for physicians and other healthcare professionals involved in the medical management of patients with or at risk of viral hepatitis.

Goal:

The goal of this activity is to improve learners’ knowledge and competence regarding the clinical management of patients with viral hepatitis.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Commercial Support

This program is supported by educational grants from AbbVie.


inPractice HIV current certification period
Release Date: November 16, 2020
Expiration Date: November 15, 2021

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with HIV.

Goal:

The goal of this activity is to provide a comprehensive clinical reference resource on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of HIV disease.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Commercial Support:

This program is supported by educational grants from Gilead Sciences, Inc., Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. and ViiV Healthcare.


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Instructions for Credit (Point of Care CME)

inPractice offers physicians AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM for participation in this individual Internet point-of-care activity. Physicians may claim 0.5 credits per search. To claim point-of-care (PoC) CME credit through inPractice, eligible physicians must complete the following steps:

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  4. Click the "Claim CME Credit" button at the top right corner of the content you have viewed
  5. Complete the simple evaluation questions addressing clinical application of learnings from the sources you have consulted

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