August 2015: Upcoming NYCSHP Events You Don’t Want To Miss!

Networking Events:

1) Networking Dinner Program
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time: 6:30pm
Topic: Managing a Treatment Plan for Your Patients with VELCADE (Bortezomib)
Speaker: David G. Frame, PharmD (Clinical Hematology/Oncology/BMT Specialist, University
of Michigan)
Location: Redeye Grill (890 7th ave, NY, NY 10019)

2) Networking Dinner Program
Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time: 6:30pm
Topic: Gram-negative Infection
Speaker: Carl Urban, PhD (Director of Microbiology, New York Hospital of Queens)
Location: Victor’s Cafe (236 West 52nd St, NY, NY 10019)

CE Programs:

1) 1-hour CE Dinner Program (Sponsored by PRIME Education) 

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015
6:30-7:00pm Registration
7:00-7:15pm Announcement
7:15-7:30pm Student Clinical Pearl Presentation
7:30-8:30pm CE Presentation

Topic: Shifting Paradigms in Lipid Management
Speaker: Tran Tran, PharmD, BCPS (Assistant Clinical Professor of St. John’s University,
Clinical Pharmacy Manager at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia
University Medical Center)
Location: Scaletta Ristorante (50 West 77th St, NY, NY 10024)


– Evaluate current guidelines for cholesterol management and the most recent recommendations for treatment, goals of therapy, and cardiovascular risk assessment
– Assess the mechanistic, molecular, and evidence basis for new therapeutic options to treat
primary and familial hypercholesterolemia
– Apply key evidence for new and emerging lipid-lowering therapies to making formulary,
treatment, and management decisions
– Develop criteria for identifying patients with high risk of cardiovascular disease as a way of
improving disease management to optimize outcomes and reduce healthcare-related costs

2) 1-hour CE Dinner Program (Sponsored by Simply Speaking HIV)
Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015
6:30-7:00pm Registration
7:00-7:15pm Announcement
7:15-8:15pm CE presentation
Topic: HIV Therapy as HIV Prevention: Reducing the Risk of HIV Infection Among Uninfected
Speaker: Princy N. Kumar, MD (Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine,
Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington, DC)
Location: NYY Steak (7 West 51st St, NY, NY 10019)


– Screen and test patients for HIV/AIDS using the CDC recommendation
– Counsel HIV-infected patients on behavioral and biomedical interventions for the prevention
of HIV transmission
– Counsel patients at high-risk for HIV/AIDS on the use of antiretroviral agents for pre-
exposure prophylaxis of HIV infection
– Incorporate new clinical management approaches, such as PrEP, to lower community rates
of HIV transmission

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