Resources

These resources are designed to supplement the work of Maryland’s infectious disease and primary care workforce.

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Maryland Engagement in HIV Care

This live infographic uses Maryland surveillance data for current residents to describe the number and percentage of persons living with diagnosed HIV who belong to select stages of the HIV continuum.

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Provider Perspective

Nelly Velazquez spent the last nine years of her career in Public Health as a Health Educator, working most prominently to teach about disease prevention in Baltimore City. Velazquez is motivated most by her commitment to improving health outcomes in underserved communities, and her work has been vital to keeping the state of Maryland alive.

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Testing and Services Locator from HIV.gov

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Health Workforce Research Alert: Background Checks and the Health Workforce

This report examines why and how background checks on the health workforce are used to help ensure patient safety while supporting health workforce development.

Which Definition of Rurality Should I Use? The Relative Performance of 8 Federal Rural Definitions in Identifying Rural-urban Disparities

This article explores 8 federal rural definitions and the degree to which they identify the same areas as rural. Rural-urban disparities across socioeconomic, demographic, and health access and outcome measures are also evaluated.

Ryan White 2021 Clinical Conference: CME credit and ABIM MOC points now available

You may now claim CME credit, and ABIM MOC points for viewing on-demand presentations of sessions that you missed during the virtual 2021 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clinical Conference.

Workforce Displacement and Re-employment During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for Direct Care Workforce Recruitment and Retention

This report explores how direct care workers and workers from similar entry-level occupations became unemployed during the COVID-19 pandemic; to what extent the skills of displaced workers align with those of direct care occupations; and how many displaced workers re-entered the workforce (including into direct care jobs) within the following year.

Syringe Services Program Academy

The Maryland Syringe Services Programs (SSP) Academy is designed to offer foundational and comprehensive instruction for syringe service staff to provide optimal services.

Maryland Harm Reduction Training Institute

The Maryland Harm Reduction Training Institute (MaHRTI) provides training and technical assistance to peers and people who use drugs, Maryland Department of Health ACCESS Harm Reduction grantees, syringe services programs, and Overdose Response Programs.

Maryland Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) Resources

This comprehensive page from the Maryland Center for Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention features downloadable EPT resources such as fact sheets for patients, partners, physicians, and pharmacists.

Telebehavioral Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A journal article from U. of Mich. on the use of telebehavioral health before and during the pandemic.

Provider Alert: CDC STI Treatment Guidelines

A letter from MDH leadership to providers on the release of the updated STI treatment guidelines.

Alive! Maryland Social Media Resources

Help spread the word about Alive! Maryland, the Maryland Department of Health’s first-of-its-kind comprehensive capacity building program for the infectious disease and primary care workforce in Maryland. A suite of […]

Hepatitis B Factsheet

This Factsheet from the Maryland Department of Health describes Hepatitis B, its symptoms, testing, and prevention.

Hepatitis A Factsheet

This Factsheet from the Maryland Department of Health describes Hepatitis A, its symptoms, testing, and prevention.