STD Intensive Conference

The NYS STD Center of Excellence Presents: Two Day STD Intensive Course November 1-2, 2016* STD COE / CHBT 853 West Main Street, Rochester, NY 14611 Advance Registration is required via the CEI Training website, go to: Questions, please call Corrie Lese 585.753.5384 or email This course is intended for: New York State Clinicians (MDs, DOs, NPs, RNs, PAs) working in STD Clinics, primary care, community health centers, OB-GYN, family planning, or other out-patient clinical settings This event is brought to you by: the NYS STD Center of Excellence, University of Rochester, CHBT, NYSDoH and CEI
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Come for our STD Preceptorship

Clinicians and nurses - come and spend 1/2 to one day getting hands-on clinical experience in an urban STD Clinic and build your skills in providing STD/HIV testing, diagnosis and treatment. It's FREE!! For more information regarding our STD Preceptorship for clinicians and nurses, please contact CHBT at (585)753-5382
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STDs are Increasing in NYS and the US:

The CDC 2014 STD Surveillance annual report of statistics and trends for three commonly STDs in the United States (chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis) shows that for the first time since 2006, rates for all three of these infections increased in 2014, driven predominantly by increases in men.
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Bridging Research, Practice, and Training

We research, practice, and teach to improve community health. Our expertise is in the practice of evidence-based STD/HIV prevention including the use of evidence-based behavioral interventions and public health strategies for community-based providers and public health providers. Our expertise is also in the prevention and clinical management of STD/HIV, Hepatitis (Hep), and Tuberculosis (TB).

We offer classroom, on-line training and technical assistance to community-based organizations, clinics, and local, state, and jurisdiction public health agencies.


  • a Capacity Building Assistance provider for State and Jurisdictional Health Departments of the U.S. designated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention;
  • an HIV/AIDS Regional Training Center for New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute; and
  • a NYS STD Center for Excellence by New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute




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