Who are we?
Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is home to the Houston AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC). The BCM-Houston AETC is part of the South Central AETC (SCAETC), which is comprised of five states: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
The BCM-Houston AETC collaborates with faculty and colleagues from BCM, University of Texas Health Systems, and Harris Health System at the Thomas Street Health Center (TSHC). TSHC is a BCM-Houston AETC affiliated site and the largest freestanding HIV comprehensive care clinic in Houston. This health center serves over 5,000 people with HIV and provides prevention services for those at risk for HIV.
What can we do for you?
The BCM-Houston AETC mission is to provide evidence-based education and training for health professionals and organizations in order to improve the quality of life of people with or at-risk of HIV.
The BCM-Houston AETC offers
- Education and training programs custom-designed to your needs
- Clinical preceptorships at Thomas Street Health Center
- One-on-one and group clinical consultations
Our programs are available for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, social workers, trainees, and other health professionals on a variety of topics, including but not limited to
- HIV prevention and testing
- Antiretroviral therapy
- Drug interactions and resistance
- HIV treatment
- Co-morbidities in HIV care
- Linkage to and retention in care