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Discover ACCESS: AETC Community/Clinical Exchange & Sustained Support Program

Help increase patient access to quality HIV care

The AETC Community/Clinical Exchange and Sustained Support (ACCESS) certificate program is a coordinated regional initiative to provide training for minority and minority-serving HIV service providers.

The program is a unique integration of 20+ hours of individually tailored didactic and experiential training.

Who is ACCESS for?

ACCESS training is open to all care team members and customized to meet the needs of Physicians, PAs, NPs, Pharmacists, Oral Health Providers, Nurses, Case Managers and Outreach Workers.

Applicants may have basic or advanced HIV experience, as individualized programs are designed to meet providers’ knowledge and comfort levels related to HIV service provision.

Where is training offered?

ACCESS training is offered in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Why sign up for ACCESS?

  • Learn from leading experts in the field, make connections and receive ongoing mentoring

  • Receive a minimum of 8 hours of hands-on training with an HIV expert in their field

  • Access diverse conferences, workshops, preceptorships and consultation services offered by NECA AETC

  • Receive Continuing Education Credits (availability based on training site)

  • Acquire a certification of completion

At the Northeast/Caribbean AETC we believe that by building the capacity of the HIV workforce we increase the likelihood of ending the HIV epidemic forever.

Learn more

To learn more, contact contact Eduardo Baez, ACCESS program coordinator by email at

Disclosure: This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award U1OHA29291. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.


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