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AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC)

The HRSA supported AETC offers on-site training for health care providers in Brooklyn and Staten Island, targeting community-based clinics, hospitals, and substance abuse treatment programs that provide HIV care.

SUNY-DMC SBIRT Training Center

This new SAMHSA-funded center trains residents and students in health professions the skills necessary to appropriately assess and motivate patients who are at risk for a substance use disorders to accept appropriate treatment.

ID/HIV Research Seminar Series

The weekly ID/HIV Research Seminar Series offers health care providers throughout Brooklyn the opportunity to learn about medical, social, psychological, epidemiological, and public health issues related to HIV, STIs, HCV, and other infectious diseases.

HIV Track – Internal Medicine Program

The HIV Track Option offers enhanced mentorship in the STAR Health Center (SHC), integration of HIV-infected patients into a general medicine panel, and didactic education, providing needed HIV training to future primary care providers.

HIV Track – Physician Assistant (PA) Program

Modeled on the HIV Track in internal medicine, this program is conducted in collaboration with the College of Health Related Professions’ (CHRP) PA Program, integrating supplemental HIV education for selected PA students entering a specialty track, including an HIV-focused clerkship in the SHC.

New York State International Training and Research Program (NYSITRP)

NYSITRP, supported by the NIH Fogarty international Center, represents a collaboration between SUNY Downstate Medical Center and University at Albany. For over 20 years, the program has been training physicians and laboratory scientists in the care and research of HIV, TB and other infectious diseases.