Businessman Addressing Meeting Around Boardroom TableOur HIV Prevention and HIV/AIDS Care & Services Programs, in collaboration with Maricopa County’s Ryan White Part A Program are hosting the second annual 2016 Integrated HIV Symposium on March 1 and 2 at the Black Canyon Conference Center in Phoenix.

This free

event will feature exciting presentations from individuals who have been locally and nationally recognized for their work to improve linkages to, and retention in, HIV medical care and supportive services. Additional sessions will address HIV-related health disparities, as well as provider-centric issues such as compassion exhaustion. The event agenda is available.

Day one is designed as a multi-session conference that will enhance workforce capacity to link and retain individuals in HIV care. Day two will be a half-day interactive planning session designed to develop regional goals and objectives to effectively end the HIV epidemic in Arizona in the next five years. More than 170 people participated in last year’s event.