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Department of Medicine

AIDS Education

As one of a renowned group of training sites for the federally funded Northeast/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC), the CCTU uses a number of modalities to train clinicians treating HIV-infected patients. Through CME credentialing of the Cornell AIDS Education and Training Series, the CCTU strives to meet not only the educational needs of clinicians serving the HIV-infected, but also to meet their certification needs.

About Our Training Programs

We provide educational programs to clinicians in the following formats:

  • Mini-Residencies
    Mini-residencies (clinical preceptorships) range from three days to one week and are designed to give physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and physician's assistants a full range of experience in a variety of settings, including:
    • The HIV Clinic (Visiting clinicians will shadow HIV clinicians and engage in case-based discussions at the HIV clinic of the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Center, known as The Center for Special Studies (CSS)
    • HIV Inpatient Unit
    • HIV Conferences
    • Didactic Instruction (where participants will have one-on-one meetings with Cornell faculty each day)
    • Self-study (Clinically relevant guidelines, articles and other reference materials)
  • Trainings at Community-Based Clinics
    The CCTU as an AETC site provides bi-monthly trainings at community-based clinics that provide HIV care. These trainings include a mixture of informal lectures, case discussions and mini-workshops focusing on the acquisition of specific skills

AETC logo

21st Annual Controversies in the Management of the HIV-Infected Patient
Thursday, December 5, 2019
9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Weill Cornell Medicine
Uris Auditorium 1300 York Avenue
(69th Street and York Avenue) New York, NY

Please visit Register for the AETC Program to sign up.

Contact Information

Infectious Diseases

Roy M. Gulick, M.D., Chief

Cornell Clinical Trials Unit

Uptown Clinic
525 East 68th Street, Baker 24
New York, NY 10065
Tel: (212) 746-4177
Fax: (212) 746-8852

Chelsea Clinic
53 West 23rd Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Tel: (212) 746-7204
Fax: (212) 746-7203

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Related Resources

The AIDS Clinical Trials Group
Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Center for Special Studies
Columbia Clinical Research Unit