Health Innovation Voices: Deeper Conversations Podcast

Health Innovation Voices: Deeper Conversations (HIV-DC), the new four-part podcast from the Effi Barry Training Institute, tackles healthcare issues that matter. Featuring leading voices in the industry, this podcast offers heath care providers with actionable information to improve healthcare for their patients.

Each of the the four episodes feature conversations with health care thought-leaders, each of whom share their unique insights on the issues affecting care for people living with or otherwise affected by HIV.

Episode 4: Dismantling Racism: Implicit Bias with HIV Care – NOW AVAILABLE

Episode 4: Dismantling Racism: Explicit Biases within HIV Care

Join us for the last episode of Season One of HIV-DC. In this deeper conversation about HIV, we talk about bias and racism in the medical setting. Joining us this episode is Dr. Brandon Wilson, a social science research analyst and project officer for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, as well as a health equity advisor on rotation to CMS Office of Minority Health. In this engaging conversation, Dr. Wilson talks about how explicit bias influences medical care for people living with HIV, and what providers can do to create a safe and trusting relationship with patients to improve care.

0.5 continuing education credits are available for this podcast. For more information and to claim credit, please click here.

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Episode 3: Birth and Postpartum with HIV 

In the second of this two part conversion, we discuss how HIV relates to birth and parenting. Join us as we talk with Doctors Phil Bolduc and Thanh Thu Ngo from the Family Health Center of Worcester, in Worchester, Massachusetts, where they both practice family medicine and treat women living with HIV. They share with us how they approach birth and postpartum concerns with their patients and offer some best practices to help women stay healthy as they give birth and care for their children.

0.5 continuing education credits are available for this podcast. For more information and to claim credit, please click here.

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Episode 2: HIV, Pre-Conception, and Pregnancy 

Join us for the first of a two-part conversation on reducing HIV stigma and centering the health and wellness of parents and babies. In this Deeper Conversation, we delve into HIV, pregnancy, and parenting with Doctors Phil Bolduc and Thanh Thu Ngo from the Family Health Center of Worcester in Worcester, Massachusetts, where they both practice family medicine and treat women living with HIV. Drs. Bolduc and Ngo share how they approach HIV and pregnancy with their patients and offer some best practices to help women stay healthy while they are pregnant.

0.5 continuing education credits are available for this podcast. For more information and to claim credit, please click here.

Listen below, on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you access podcasts.

Episode 1: HIV Testing and Black Women

In this deeper conversation, we discuss the barriers and stigma faced by Black women around HIV. Dr. Tamara Henry, Associate Professor and Practicum director at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University, joined us to examine the factors that contribute to adolescent and adult Black women being overrepresented among people living with HIV in the United States, and what can be done to change that.

0.5 continuing education credits are available for this podcast. For more information and to claim credit, please click here.

Listen below, on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you access podcasts.

Resources for Episode 1

Check out the CDC HIV testing website for more information on HIV & STD testing centers near you!

Black women in the U.S. are disproportionately affected by HIV, STIs, COVID-19, intimate partner violence, stigma, and poor maternal and child health outcomes. These inequities can accumulate across the lifespan, undermining overall health outcomes. Check out the Effi Barry Training Institute’s 3 part series webinar, “Black Women’s Health Across the Lifespan”

Part 1: Black Adolescent & Young Women: Sex Positivity and Healthy Relationships

Part 2: Black Women and Sexual and Reproductive Health

Part 3: Promoting Health and Wellness for Black Older Women


Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and HealthHIV.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Click here for more information.

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