The UT Health San Antonio South Central AETC Program (UTHSA-SCAETC) provides HIV trainings and support throughout Central and South Texas. UTHSA is a local partner site of the South Central AETC region headed by the University of New Mexico Health Science Center – ECHO Institute. UTHSA-AETC is one of eleven local performance sites that span over five states including New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.
The AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) Program was established in 1987 by the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and is recognized as the training arm of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program of HRSA, HIV/AIDS Bureau. The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program provides HIV-related services to more than half a million people each year who do not have sufficient health care coverage or financial resources to cope with HIV. The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program fills gaps in care not covered by other sources.
To improve the quality of life of persons with or at-risk of HIV through the provision of high-quality professional education and training.
We offer training and educational opportunities for health care providers and professionals wanting to learn more about HIV and HIV care related activities. We currently utilize a variety of formats to deliver our training and educational opportunities that include the ECHO model, workshops, grand rounds, and online lectures.