The 2024 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment will be a hybrid event and will offer participants the opportunity to interact and engage with the conference program content and presenters both in-person and virtually.

Agenda at a Glance

Agenda is subject to change.

August 20, 2024

(11:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET)

Time Session Type
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET EHE Program Business Day Meetings
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM ET HAB Business Day Meetings
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM ET Break
2:45 PM – 4:15 PM ET Plenary
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM ET Break
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM ET Concurrent Sessions (90 min)

August 21, 2024

(11:00 AM – 6:15 PM ET)

Time Session Type
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET Special Session
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM ET Break/Posters
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET Plenary
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM ET Break/Posters
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET Concurrent Sessions (60 min)
5:00 PM – 5:15 PM ET Break
5:15 PM – 6:15 PM ET Concurrent Sessions (60 min)

August 22, 2024

(9:45 AM – 6:00 PM ET)

Time Session Type
9:45 AM – 11:15 AM ET Concurrent Sessions (90 min)
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM ET Break/Posters
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM ET Plenary
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM ET Break/Posters
2:45 PM – 4:15 PM ET Concurrent Sessions (90 min)
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM ET Break
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM ET Concurrent Sessions (90 min)

August 23, 2024

(9:15 AM – 1:30 PM ET)

Time Session Type
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM ET Concurrent Sessions (60 min)
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM ET Break/Posters
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM ET Concurrent Sessions (60 min)
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM ET Break
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM ET Closing Plenary

Conference Tracks

The 2024 National Ryan White Conference will feature six conference tracks.

  • 1
  • Population-Based Approaches for Improving Access, Engagement / Reengagement, and Health Outcomes

This track will focus on novel approaches used to increase access to care and treatment, improve engagement/reengagement in care and treatment and health outcomes for priority populations with HIV.

Examples of topics for this track include, but are not limited to:

  • Expanding partnerships by establishing and monitoring seamless systems to link justice-involved people to care.
  • Implementing interventions addressing behavioral health needs of Black men with HIV who have sex with men.
  • Empowering communities to address barriers to HIV care for RWHAP priority subpopulations (e.g., women of color, people aging with HIV, young Black MSM, transgender populations, rural communities, etc.) in EHE jurisdictions.
  • Integrating Hepatitis C treatment into HIV care with a status neutral approach.
  • Expanding RWHAP partnerships for transportation in rural areas.
  • Expanding partnerships to address food insecurity and malnutrition, in priority populations, rural and suburban areas.
  • Implementing status neutral interventions addressing quality of life for people with lived experience.
  • 2
  • Data Utilization

This track will examine data integration, data analysis, and data utilization with a focus on how these activities enhance engagement/reengagement, service delivery, and public health approaches to ending the HIV epidemic and curing hepatitis C in the RWHAP.

Examples of topics for this track include, but are not limited to:

  • Data 101: collecting and reporting high-quality, accurate data.
  • RWHAP cross-parts collaborations (state/local health departments, health care coverage plans, hospitals, state Medicaid programs, housing programs, community-based organizations, etc.) to support opportunities for secure data sharing, ensure data quality, and improve health outcomes.
  • Establishing and developing technological innovations to streamline data collection, data utilization, and reporting processes.
  • Innovations in using data to implement interventions that identify and rapidly engage people with HIV who are or likely to be out of care.
  • Using data to inform program planning and decision making, identify and address health disparities, and improve health outcomes.
  • How data supports the effectiveness of evidence-based and evidence-informed interventions in Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. (EHE) initiative jurisdictions.
  • Utilizing data to empower communities, enhance community engagement, and build/expand data sharing partnerships.
  • 3
  • Innovative System-level Models for HIV Service Delivery

This track will highlight innovative models of care, system-level enhancements, and workforce development that led to improvements in HIV health outcomes and related co-morbidities, such as hepatitis C, behavioral health, and substance use disorders.

Examples of topics for this track include, but are not limited to:

  • Innovative programming to address the opioid epidemic among people with HIV.
  • Using implementation science to expand program capacity.
  • Using a syndemic approach to End the HIV Epidemic in the U.S.
  • Creating a “No Wrong Door” approach within an HIV service delivery system.
  • Innovative public health approaches to curing hepatitis C in the RWHAP.
  • Increasing access to oral healthcare for people with HIV.
  • Addressing the impact of structural barriers such as unemployment, unstable housing, food insecurity, and intimate partner violence on health outcomes.
  • Innovations in the use of social media to improve health outcomes in EHE jurisdictions.
  • Use of patient-centered medical homes and other models of care that provide high-quality, coordinated team-based care and service delivery for individuals who are unstably housed.
  • Innovative public health approaches to address structural barriers such as unemployment, unstable housing, loss of insurance, food insecurity, etc.
  • Using RWHAP services to inform/establish EHE practices.
  • Innovations to strengthen capacity and infrastructure.
  • 4
  • Clinical Quality Management

This track will examine the fundamentals, best practices, and innovations for clinical quality management programs to measure and improve HIV service delivery and health outcomes to reduce health disparities and end the HIV epidemic.

Examples of topics for this track include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and implementing the infrastructure of a clinical quality management (CQM) program.
  • Utilizing CQM collaborativelearning approaches to improve health outcomes.
  • Empowering communities by engaging people with lived experience in CQM programs.
  • Using HIV health information systems to develop and maintain efficient clinical quality management programs.
  • Integrating multiple health information systems to improve clinical outcomes.
  • 5
  • RWHAP Planning and Resource Allocation: Community Engagement and Collaborative Partnerships

This track will focus on requirements and best practices for integrated planning, program implementation, workforce development, and resource allocation and utilization, including examples of collaborative partnerships and community engagement initiatives that result in a quality, comprehensive system of HIV prevention, care, and treatment that will promote the EHE initiative goals. 

Examples of topics for this track include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilizing data to drive resource allocation and HIV service delivery decisions.
  • Innovation in planning and evaluation to better address unmet service needs and/or specific populations (aging, youth, black women, etc.).
  • Utilizing program income and rebates to address HIV service needs and expand operational capacity.
  • Addressing the workforce shortage in HIV service delivery providers.
  • Expanding HIV care and treatment capacity via telehealth.
  • Expanding partnerships in communities among non-public health entities.
  • Best Practices related to innovations in community engagement protocols and collaboration among partners, including but not limited to: Planning councils, community planning groups, etc.
  • Utilizing innovative, community-driven solutions/strategies to address unique local needs in achieving the goals of the EHE initiative.
  • Building collaborative partnerships to combat homelessness for persons with HIV.
  • Utilizing linkage navigation and community health workers/promotores de salud to help engage and retain people with HIV in care.
  • 6
  • RWHAP and EHE Fiscal and Grant Management

This track focuses on technical assistance training for RWHAP recipients and subrecipients on fiscal and grant management requirements and will highlight innovation and best practices.

Examples of topics for this track include, but are not limited to:

  • Best practice interventions and tools for fiscal and program monitoring of subrecipients.
  • Best practice interventions for determining client eligibility.
  • Efficient models to determine unit costs versus actual reimbursement.
  • Effective strategies for generating, tracking, and utilizing program income and rebates to enhance the RWHAP.
  • How to distinguish between RWHAP and EHE initiative program requirements.
  • Best practices for the inclusion of telehealth billing.
  • Models to seamlessly integrate programs across diverse funding streams.
  • Status-neutral approaches for RWHAP and EHE recipients from a fiscal and grants management perspective.

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program provides a comprehensive system of HIV primary medical care, medication, and essential support services for low-income people with HIV to improve health outcomes and reduce HIV transmission.

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