Baylor College of Medicine

Who are we?

Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is home to the Houston AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC). The BCM-Houston AETC is part of the South Central AETC (SCAETC), which is comprised of five states: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

The BCM-Houston AETC collaborates with faculty and colleagues from BCM, University of Texas Health Systems, and Harris Health System at the Thomas Street Health Center (TSHC). TSHC is a BCM-Houston AETC affiliated site and the largest freestanding HIV comprehensive care clinic in Houston. This health center serves over 5,000 people living with HIV (PLWH) and provides prevention services for those at risk for HIV.

What can we do for you?

The BCM-Houston AETC mission is to provide evidence-based education and training for health professionals and organizations in order to improve the quality of life of people living with or at-risk of HIV.

The BCM-Houston AETC offers

  • Education and training programs custom-designed to your needs
  • Clinical preceptorships at Thomas Street Health Center
  • One-on-one and group clinical consultations

Our programs are available for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, social workers, trainees, and other health professionals on a variety of topics, including but not limited to

  • HIV prevention and testing
  • Antiretroviral therapy
  • Drug interactions and resistance
  • HIV treatment
  • Co-morbidities in HIV care
  • Linkage to and retention in care

For more information, please contact us at and follow us on Twitter @HoustonAETC.

Meet the Team

aryaDigital Marketing Strategist

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johnsonProject Coordinator

MPH Student at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health

Twitter: @ByShelbyJohnson

rodrigezProject Coordinator

MPH Student at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health

Twitter: @Natrdz11

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Under grant number U1OHA33225 (South Central AIDS Education and Training Center). It was awarded to the University of New Mexico. No percentage of this project was financed with non-governmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.