Utah AIDS Education & Training Center

Educating Primary & Mental Health Providers

The Utah AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) is affiliated with the University of Utah Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases. Our mission is to educate on HIV infection, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and psychosocial issues. This is done through a wide range of training opportunities including lectures, preceptorships, webinars, and conferences. 

What We Provide

  • Educational programs for healthcare professionals
  • Clinical training experiences in Utah and throughout our region
  • Clinical consultation for healthcare professionals regarding testing, medications, and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Updates for health care professionals on treatment and care issues
  • Information about HIV service programs and resources
  • Resources for health professions schools
  • Clinical preceptorships at the HIV clinic

Who We Serve

  • Physicians
  • Pharmacists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Dentists and dental health professionals
  • Other health care providers
  • Public Health professionals
  • Social Workers

The AETC Program supports national HIV priorities by building clinician capacity and expertise along the HIV care continuum. The Utah AETC along with AETCs in Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North and South Dakota, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming make up the regional Mountain West AIDS Education and Training Center. Established in April 1988, the AETCs are funded by a grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration.


Contact Us

C. Peter Best, MPH, CHES
Program Manager

30 North 1900 East, RM 4B319A 
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Phone: 801-213-0907
Email: peter.best@hsc.utah.edu