I was chosen to receive a scholarship to attend CROI (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections) in Seattle from February 23-26, 2015.
This is a conference geared toward the scientists, researchers and physicians within the HIV field. This year, they also allowed a small number of community members to attend. I felt honored to attend such a prestigious event with fellow blogger, Maria Mejia.
With CROI being THE scientific conference of the year for the HIV field, it can be difficult to understand. Luckily, I was able to keep up for the most part. However, there were definitely sessions that I sat there thinking, "What did they just say?!?" However, I was grateful that the sessions were also available on webcast. After arriving home, I re-watched a few of my favorite sessions just to ensure I understood.
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