New Mexico AIDS Education & Training Center

1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: (505) 272-8443
Fax: (505) 272-4767


Upon request, NMAETC can provide CMEs for providers and CEUs for nurses, counselors, and social workers, and funding for transportation and housing. Please contact the New Mexico AETC to set up a session at (505) 272-8536.

Center Supports HIV/AIDS Healthcare Providers

As part of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center the New Mexico AETC offers free multi-disciplinary training for clinicians providing care to people living with HIV.

The New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center is one of the local performance sites of the Mountain Plains AIDS Education and Training Center (MPAETC) Program. The AETC Program is the professional training arm of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

One of the largest and most comprehensive professional education programs dedicated to HIV/AIDS, the AETC Program was developed by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Public Health Service, and the Department of Health and Human Services to provide customized, multi-disciplinary training programs for healthcare providers treating persons living with HIV/AIDS.

What we do:

  • Provide timely updates to health care professionals on treatment and care of HIV-infected clients
  • Provide information about state HIV programs and resources
  • Serve as a resource for NM's health professional schools
  • Provide individualized clinical education experience
  • Teach health care professionals to share their expertise with peers
  • Provide partial to full funding
  • Scholarship support for providers to attend trainings, workshops, conferences, and professional development training

Who we serve

  • Physicians
  • Advanced practice nurses
  • Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Oral health professionals
  • Faculty and staff in health profession schools
  • Physician Assistants
  • Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act-funded providers serving hard-to-reach and underserved populations