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7th Annual Harm Reduction Summit: HIV, HCV & Drug Use in Tribal and Rural Communities May 1-3, 2018

The 7th Annual Harm Reduction Summit is being organized by the White Earth Harm Reduction Coalition, Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services, and the Minnesota site of the Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center (MATEC). The event is being held on three consecutive days: May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2018 at the Shooting Star Casino and Event Center in Mahnomen, MN on the White Earth Nation.


This year will include pre- and post-summit events that will run in conjunction with the summit with shared focus topics.

The Summit brings together health care providers, mental health and substance abuse professionals, community members, and advocates to collaboratively address drug use, HIV and HCV, STIs, and TB with a focus on specifically ending health disparities within rural and tribal communities.


Registration, Agenda, Travel, and other information is available by clicking here:

Spring 2018 Twin Cities AIDS Clinicians Meeting 4/18/18

The next MATEC Twin Cities AIDS Clinicians Meeting (TCAC) is  scheduled for Wednesday, April 18 2018 at 6:00pm at the West Bank Office Building (1300 S 2nd Street Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454). Dinner will be provided at this meeting.
Drs Jason Baker, David Boulware, Laura Hoyt Frank Rhame, and Melanie Nicol, Pharm D will be presenting on Reports from CROI 2017.
Register Here 
The TCAC Meeting is designed for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Pharmacists and other health care professionals who are interested in expanding their capacity to provide HIV/AIDS care. Meeting content is tailored to offer decision support to high-volume HIV providers and those who seek to increase their HIV practice. The goal of the TCAC Meeting is to increase the number of clinicians in Minnesota trained to provide high quality accessible HIV care to Minnesotans living with HIV.