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HIV Care in the Black Community

It's Our Community and It's Our Fight

Prevention And Testing: How To Talk With Patients

If A Patient Tests Positive

Common HIV-Care Myths Among Docs

Calling All Doctors

Fears vs. Facts


Give and Get Support at

Adhere To This

Resources For Non-HIV Docs

Resources For Your Patients

HIV Docs Share Treatment Smarts

HIV Medications and Pregnancy

What You're Talking About
Losing Hope (blog) (22 comments)

Mad That Bill Maher Promoted a Quack AIDS Doc? Then Do This. (20 comments)

You Can't Hurry Love (14 comments)

I Watched Charlie Sheen on The Dr. Oz Show So You Don't Have To (blog) (14 comments)

Charlie Sheen S&%ts On 30 Years of AIDS Activism (blog) (14 comments)

Remember Their Names: World AIDS Day 2015 (blog) (13 comments)
Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV


Resources For Non-HIV Docs

AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) National Resource Center
Conducts targeted, multidisciplinary education and training programs for providers. The downloadable Medication Treatment Guide helps you talk to patients about how to take their pills.

AETC National HIV Telephone Consultation Service
The HIV doctors on this “warmline” answer docs’ questions about treatment, clinical manifestations, lab evaluations and more. (800-933-3413; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. E.S.T.)

AETC National Clinicians
Post- Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPline)
For questions about occupational and other exposures (e.g., needlesticks) to HIV and other bloodborne pathogens. (888-448-4911; 24 hours, 7 days a week)

American Academy of HIV Medicine
Independent organization that trains HIV specialists and promotes HIV care. Provides practice guidelines, clinical updates, educational programs, study guides, patient guidelines and an HIV specialist locator. (202-659-0699)

Black AIDS Institute
The only HIV think tank focused exclusively on black people, its mission is to stop the AIDS epidemic in black communities by mobilizing black institutions and people. Houses the African-American HIV University, a training center for peer-treatment advocates. Can help you identify resources in your community. (213-353-3610)

HIV Medical Association
Like AAHIVM, an organization that trains HIV specialists. Affiliated with The Infectious Disease Society of America. (703-299-0200)

The Integrated Minority AIDS Network. Inc. (IMANI)
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the education and training of clinicians caring for the black community and the performance of clinical research among black people living with HIV.

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