University of California, Los Angeles AETC


  • Leadership:
    Director: Tom Donohoe, MBA
  • Address:
    10880 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1800
    Los Angeles, CA 90024

  • Web Site:
  • Email:
    tdonohoe@mednet.ucla.edu
  • Phone:
    (310) 794-8276

  • Region Served:
    Los Angeles (excluding the City of Long Beach), Inyo and Mono Counties; U.S. /Mexico border region in Arizona and California

  • Services Provided:
    The University of California, Los Angeles AIDS Education and Training Center (UCLA AETC) provides direct educational services to a broad range of health care providers in, and has developed video, tele-training and Internet training modules used throughout the world. Programs support primary care professionals in acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to care for HIV-infected patients, and include a workforce development program for Spanish speaking clinicians providing care for monolingual patients, the annual Coping With Hope conference on mental health issues, and Tough Decisions Made Easier clinical conference. The UCLA AETC also provides training and capacity building assistance along the US/Mexico Border through U.S.-Mexico Border AETC Steering Team (UMBAST), with activities available in Spanish, and is instrumental in working with Los Angeles County agencies to develop polices and standards of care for special populations infected with and at risk for HIV. UCLA AETC offers expertise region-wide on the intersection of Ryan White programs and the Affordable Care Act in order to ensure continued engagement in HIV care and treatment.