Programs & Expertise
AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)
AETC NCRC Services
Map above shows the Regional AETCs comprising 8 regional centers: New England, Northeast/Caribbean, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, South Central, Pacific, Frontier, and Midwest.
- Website: (www.aidsetc.org) The AETC NCRC website promotes the AETC Program, supports collaboration and communication, and maintains an online library of state-of-the-science education and training materials for the AETC network and other HIV care providers. These resources - developed by the AETC Program, funders, partners and other national programs - support the goals of the HIV Continuum of Care and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, and are available for download and adaptation. Main content areas of the website include:
- Directory of all national and regional AETCs, and graduate/health profession training programs
- News and resources for clinicians
- National treatment guidelines and recommendations
- Training materials and best practices
- AETC blog ShareSpot
- Social media connections
- National conferences, trainings, meetings & events calendar
- AETC community and discussion boards that allow for interactivity and information exchange among network members
- Workgroups: Each year the AETC NCRC coordinates a new national workgroup that focuses on a specific clinical or programmatic topic. Workgroup membership is comprised of AETC Program participants as well as other content-area experts. All workgroup logistics are coordinated by the AETC NCRC.
- Previous Workgroup Topics and Resources
To learn more about other past workgroups, click here.
- Collaboratives: Collaboratives are ongoing efforts that focus on the exchange of information and resources within the AETC Program. Collaborative membership is comprised of AETC Program participants. Members convene via quarterly conference calls.
- Committees: Committees are ongoing efforts that focus on identifying gaps and recommending strategies around subjects of interest within the AETC Program. Committee membership is typically comprised of AETC Program participants with content expertise related to the identified topic.
- Mailing Lists: The AETC NCRC manages several mailing lists that correspond with the groups and special initiatives aforementioned, as a means of communicating with target audiences within the AETC community. Announcements and quarterly newsletters are sent to the general mailing list (comprised of AETC network members and those requesting to receive the mailings). These newsletters include: new resources, treatment guidelines and clinical updates, events, and other information valuable to the AETC community. Click here to subscribe to our general mailing list to receive ShareSpot blog announcements and quarterly newsletters. For more information email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Promoting the AETC Program National Identity: The AETC NCRC uses a range of approaches to promote the AETC Program including, but not limited to, materials development, exhibit coordination, presentations, and social media engagement. For more information on AETC Program resources contact us at email@example.com.
- Supporting Collaboration and Sharing Best Practices: The AETC NCRC supports collaboration and the sharing of best practices through a variety of mechanisms and projects. Each year, the AETC NCRC hosts national teleconference training exchanges to deliver information on various topics of interest. The AETC NCRC represents the AETC Program in the Federal Training Centers Collaborative (FTCC). The FTCC in a national collaborative of federally funded training center networks related to various public health issues. The AETC NCRC also offers technical assistance in the form of consultations, webinars, resource development, social media use, new media use, and distance-based learning technology.
- AETC NCRC Online Orientation Tour: The AETC NCRC online tour can be viewed here.
- Follow the AETC NCRC on social media:
For more information contact:
John Nelson, PhD, CPNP
Director, National Training
François-Xavier Bagnoud Center
The AETC Program is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau and is the training arm of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.