2018 CFAR Scientific Symposium: Opioids and HIV

Opioids and HIV

The purpose of this meeting is to update the San Francisco Bay Area (HIV research) community on the opioid epidemic and the current state of the science, especially as it pertains to HIV. We envision a broad scope covering national epidemiology and trends, an overview of the drug market (heroin versus fentanyl, an overview of clinical interventions available, a panel discussions on innovative uses of buprenorphine and safe consumption spaces, current research and interventions happening at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and policy and social justice developments.

Understanding Changes in the U.S. 'Heroin' Market: Notes from the Field
The Evolving Epidemiology of HIV Infection in Persons Who Inject Drugs: Lessons Learned from Indiana 2015
Conditions of Possibility: Harm Reduction as a Pathway to Healing the Harms Caused by Racialized Drug Policies
Panel Discussion: Safe Consumption Spaces
Clinical Interventions to Address the Opioid-Infectious Disease Syndemic
Panel Discussion: Out of the Box Care for Persons Who Use Drugs
Moving Beyond MEDD and Opioids to Address the Opioid Crisis
Unintended Consequences of the Opioid Epidemic on Clinician Practice