Mentoring Program Calendar & Events

CFAR Future Leaders in HIV Annual Research Symposium 2019

2018-2019 CFAR Mentoring Program

The Andy I. Choi Mentoring Program of the UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research offers Bay Area investigators a glimpse into the future of HIV research with a half-day symposium featuring the work of CFAR Mentoring Program participants and recipients of CFAR Developmental awards.

Presentations will span a wide range of basic, clinical, epidemiologic, socio-behavioral, and translational science topics. The event also features the work of three outstanding early career investigators who will receive Early-Career Excellence in Research Awards in Basic, Clinical, and Behavioral Sciences. 


8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Registration and continental breakfast 

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Program and presentations (half-day)

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Networking lunch

Early-Career Presenters

Andrew Kerkhoff is an infectious disease fellow in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine and is an HIV provider at the San Francisco VA Hospital. His primary research is based in Zambia and is focused on gender disparities in the tuberculosis (TB) care cascade; he ultimately aims to design and implement novel interventions to improve men’s engagement and retention in TB care services in sub-Saharan Africa. He also has a longstanding research interest in identifying improved means for diagnosing HIV-associated TB and is involved in ongoing projects related to the evaluation of novel point-of-care diagnostics and improved screening strategies.

Early-Career Research Excellence Award Presenters

See 2019 announcement

Planning Committee