Georgia AIDS Education and Training Center (GA AETC)

Serving the Educational Needs of HIV/AIDS Healthcare Providers in Georgia 


The Georgia AIDS Education and Training Center (GA AETC) provides custom-designed training and technical assistance to support, motivate, and educate healthcare clinicians, enabling them to provide quality HIV care.

We inspire providers to:

  • Improve the HIV Care Continuum
  • Increase patient retention in care
  • Produce positive patient outcomes
  • Promote networking and capacity

Program Team

Mesfin Fransua, M.D.
Co-Principal Investigator

Harold G. Stringer, Jr., M.D.

Sean J. McIntosh, M.P.H.
Program Manager

Target Audience

The AETC’s goal is to build the capacity of clinicians throughout their careers to care for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Skill-building opportunities are available for pre-novice, novice and experienced providers. By increasing the HIV clinical competency of providers, outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum will improve with a greater number of patients diagnosed, engaged in care, on antiretroviral medications and virally suppressed.

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Medical Assistants
  • Physician Assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Oral Health Professionals
  • Nutritionists
  • Mental Health Counselors
  • Ryan White Funded Providers
  • Social Service Providers and Case Managers
  • Medical Students

Services Offered

  • Preceptorships and Clinical Observation with HIV Specialists
  • Clinical Skill-Building Workshops
  • Individual and Group Case Discussions
  • Clinical Consultations
  • Journal Clubs
  • Webinars and Video Conferences
  • Small Group Interactive Sessions
  • Customized Programs

Training Request

Please fill out the training request form to request capacity building and technical assistance support from Georgia AIDS Education & Training Center. A representative from GA AETC will contact you ASAP to discuss availability and details regarding your request.

Contact Information

Tel: (404) 756-1395
Fax: (404) 756-1328

Mailing Address

Georgia AIDS Education & Training Center
Attn: Sean J. McIntosh
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Department of Medicine
720 Westview Drive
Atlanta, GA 30310