Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention holds the promise of decreasing the burden of HIV infections worldwide. Access to HIV prevention services, including preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP), is a key strategy in reducing HIV transmission, but it continues to be underused. PrEP, a once-daily medication for HIV prevention, is approved for adolescents. A pediatrician’s role is critical in identifying and increasing access for adolescents and young adults to PrEP services and reducing HIV acquisition in youth.

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