World AIDS Day 2023 - The Light at the End of the Tunnel

Pittsburgh, PA US
December 1, 2023

In-Person Registration closed on November 20, 2023. Virtual Registration will be available until November 30, 2023 at 12:00 PM.

The AHN Positive Health Clinic is pleased to offer this exciting educational opportunity educating participants on HIV/AIDS and the progress of treatment, care and research focused on those living with HIV in an effort to commemorate World AIDS Day 2023

Registrant Refund Policy:

Eligibility for a registrant refund is based on the following criteria. Please note, all registrants must email CME department within the specified time frames to be eligible for a refund.  To receive a full refund, registrants must provide written notification to the CME department no sooner than 30 days of activity start date. Registrants that notify the CME department within 14-29 days prior to activity will receive a 50% refund. 

Notification Qualifications   

Refund Amount

30+ days prior to activity

100% Refund

14-29 days prior to activity

50% Refund

Less than 14 days prior to activity

No Refund


Conference Chairs
Chiu-Bin Hsiao, MD, FIDSA, AAHIVS
Clinical Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine
Medical Director, Positive Health Clinic
Center for Inclusion Health
Infectious Disease Division
Allegheny Health Network

Kristi Seemiller, BA, MHA, CADC
Administrative Director,
Positive Health Clinic
Allegheny Health Network

Invited Faculty
Linda Frank, PhD, MSN, ACRN, FAAN
Professor, Public Health, Medicine, and Nursing
Principal Investigator, MidAtlantic AETC
University of Pittsburgh, School of Public Health

Elizabeth Lowenthal, MD, MSCCE
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology,
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Sarah McBeth, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Medical Director, Pittsburgh Aids Task force East Liberty Clinic
Department of Infectious Diseases, UPMC

Zaw Min, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine
Medical Director, Infection Prevention, Allegheny General Hospital
Faculty, Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Division of Infectious Disease
Allegheny Health Network

Neal Rzepkowski, MD
Former HIV Care Physician

Michael Saag, MD
Emeritus Professor of Medicine
Interim Director, University of Alabama
at Birmingham Center for AIDS Research

Kimberly Sabolcik, MSW
Regional Coordinator,
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center
Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

Michael Tikili
Positive Health Clinic Employee
Allegheny Health Network

Target Audience

Professionals working in the area of research, treatment, or education of persons living with HIV; Infectious Disease staff and providers; Persons living with HIV

Learning Objectives

  • Understand and address the needs of persons living with long-term HIV.
  • Understanding the importance of adopting patient-centered inclusive healthcare.
  • Acknowledge that there is limited use of data-proven methods for diagnosis of HIV.
  • Understand the Evolution of HIV and Bridging the Gap to access to comprehensive services
  • Develop an understanding of HIV care in the aging population.
  • Understand the social determinants of health and how they have a larger impact on those living with HIV.

Additional Information

PDF icon Program.pdf539.91 KB
File Elizabeth Lowenthal.pptx3.68 MB
File Mike Saag.pptx35.79 MB
File Neal Rzepkowski.pptx2.88 MB
File Sarah McBeth.pptx2.81 MB
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 APA
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/01/2023 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
12/01/2023 - 4:00pm EST
Allegheny General Hospital, George J. Magovern, MD Conference Center
320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
United States


Chiu-Bin Hsiao, MD

Medical Director

Cassandra Oehler, MD

Medical Director, Moderator

Katy Vincent

Administrative Assistant 


Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

Allegheny General Hospital designates this live activity for 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 APA
  • 6.50 Attendance


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