Luz S Vasquez

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Teaching medical students to integrate patient-centered skills into the medical interview is challenging. Longitudinal training requires significant curricular and faculty time. Unsupervised students risk harm if they uncover and inappropriately manage psychosocial issues in actual patients. They fear saying the wrong thing in emotionally charged(More)
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a major global public health problem. In the United States alone, 1 to 1.18 million people are affected, of whom approximately one quarter are unaware of their diagnosis. In the early stage of the epidemic, when effective therapy was not available, testing for HIV was done primarily to protect the nation’s blood supply.(More)
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