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  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Doctors Everyone wants to select the right gift, and this year more than ever, people want to give something that shows appreciation for a favorite physician in their life. Here are some great suggestions.
  • Medical Leaders Launch Grassroots Doctors' Alliance Inaugural town hall introduces a movement to unite doctors behind a single issue: the restoration of the physician–patient relationship.
  • TB in Primary Care: New Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines   Dr Neil Skolnik keeps it practical for PCPs with this summary of the latest diagnosis and treatment guidelines.
  • How the US Has Mishandled the Pandemic   WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Howard Koh about the missteps the United States has taken during the COVID-19 pandemic and how we can do better as vaccines become available.
  • Self-Testing to Increase the Affordability of HIV Testing Might the addition of self-testing to community-based HIV testing services help improve overall affordability?
  • Medscape APRN Compensation Report 2020 Find out how much APRNs are being paid and whether their earnings are static or increasing.
  • 2019 Update of the EACS Guidelines for Treatment of HIV This article provides a summary of updates to the 2019 EACS guidelines regarding treatment recommendations for people living with HIV. Find out what's new.
  • Determinants of Stigma Among Patients With HCV Infection Many patients with HCV infection experience stigma, which can be an important barrier to HCV treatment and elimination. What factors are associated with HCV-related stigma?
  • Opt-Out Policy Increased HIV/HCV Testing Bundled opt-out HIV/hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing increased the percentage of syringe service program (SSP) clients who received HIV and HCV rapid tests at enrollment into the program.
  • Identifying Regions of Greatest Need for Ending HIV Targeting regions most in need of HIV care improvements could help reduce the number of new infections, with the goal of ending the epidemic in America.
  • ANAC 2020 HIV PrEP Prescriptions Often Go Unfilled In communities most vulnerable to HIV, pre-exposure prophylaxis could fill the gap. But handing people a prescription isn't enough to make sure they are protected.
  • ANAC 2020 Long Lag Time in Anal Pap Follow-up for People With HIV Abnormal anal cells behave differently than abnormal cervical cells. So how quickly should clinicians follow up an abnormal anal Pap with an anoscopy?
  • ANAC 2020 Black College Students, Especially Women, Delay HPV Vaccination The human papillomavirus (HPV) disproportionately affects people of color and Black gay men, yet many within these communities do not receive the HPV vaccine, most notably college-aged women of color.
  • ANAC 2020 HCV Care Can Learn a Thing or Two From the HIV Experience Patients with hepatitis C virus and HIV share some of the same treatment challenges, suggesting similar care models can be used for these conditions to improve rates of treatment adherence and success.
  • Life, Death, and Painful Dilemmas: Ethics 2020 Medscape looked at how physician ethics have changed in the past decade. More than 5000 physicians told us how they feel about the critical issues they have to deal with and the choices they make.
  • eGFR Slopes on Tenofovir Alafenamide Did individuals switching to a tenofovir alafenamide-containing ART regimen realize improvement in eGFR slope?
  • Safety, Tolerability of Elbasvir/grazoprevir in Chronic HCV This study evaluated the safety and tolerability of the two-drug oral combination of elbasvir and grazoprevir in individuals with HCV genotype 1 or 4, with and without cirrhosis.
  • ANAC 2020 Escalate HIV Adherence Strategies Amid COVID-19 As comprehensive HIV clinics move to telehealth, evidence suggests that virtual visits may not be enough for some patients.
  • ANAC 2020 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ANAC 2020
  • Applying to Residency in a Pandemic: 5 Virtual Interview Tips Virtual residency interviews present a unique challenge. These five strategies to improve the content of your answers will be valuable long after the pandemic is over.