AIDS Education and Training Center Program: National Coordinating Resource Center (AETC-NCRC)


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Sponsoring Organization



Offers online training resources, technical assistance, capacity building support, and other services to help clinicians, clinics, and health systems provide high-quality HIV/AIDS care. Helps increase the number of healthcare professionals able and willing to offer effective counseling, diagnostic, treatment, mental health, and substance abuse services to people living with or at risk of contracting HIV.

What This Program Offers

The AETC-NCRC offers a variety of information, services, and resources, including:

  • Training opportunities, including online learning curricula and other tools
  • Access to free, expert consultation services, available from the National Clinician Consultation Center (NCCC), for clinicians, clinics, and health systems seeking to provide high-quality care to individuals dealing with HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, or substance use, including guidance related to COVID-19
  • A directory of AIDS Education and Training Centers (ATECs) to help healthcare professionals access training opportunities, such as lectures, preceptorships, webinars, conferences, technical assistance, and more
  • An online resource library, searchable by topic, that contains clinical reference tools, guidelines, online and self-paced learning programs, training materials, and other resources on HIV/AIDS, mental and behavioral health, substance abuse, and more
  • Coordination of the annual Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clinical Conference

Who Can Receive Services from This Program

Eligible participants who can receive assistance include:

  • Health professionals
  • Clinics
  • Health systems and organizations

Geographic Coverage



There is no application process for participation.

Contact your regional, state, or local AETC to access training opportunities or to request assistance.

Submit a resource order form to request printed materials.

Topics This Program Addresses

COVID-19 Response • Healthcare Workforce • Infectious Diseases • Mental Health • Substance Use Disorder