- Educate clinicians by providing continuous and innovative HIV, Post-Exposure Prophylaxis/Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP/PrEP), HCV, sexual (STIs) and drug user health trainings.
- Expand the base of providers able to diagnose and care for patients impacted by HIV, HCV, STIs, and DU.
- Disseminate AIDS Institute clinical practice guidelines, other relevant materials, and resources.
- Foster partnerships among community-based providers, affiliated organizations, and HIV, HCV, STI and DUH specialists.
CEI Line 1.866.637.2342We offer a toll-free number to clinicians in NYS to discuss HIV, PEP, PrEP, HCV, Sexual Health and DUH patient management with a specialist.
CEI has 4 Centers of Excellence throughout NYS
HIV Primary Care and Prevention Center of Excellence
Medical Director: Antonio E. Urbina, MD
Program Director: Jessica Silk, MPH
The HIV Primary Care and Prevention Center of Excellence educates medical providers on the latest New York State guidelines related to HIV and primary care, to enhance their capacity to deliver clinical services and improve health outcomes. This is done through free trainings and conferences, preceptorships, tele-mentoring with Project ECHO™, technical assistance, and additional clinical tools.
HCV and Drug User Health Center of Excellence
Medical Director: Linda Wang, MD
Program Director: Lauren Walker, MPH
The HCV and Drug User Health Center of Excellence strives to enhance the capacity of New York's diverse health care workforce and improve health outcomes related to Hepatitis C and drug user health prevention, care, and treatment. This is done through providing trainings, intensive preceptorship programs, tele-education via Project ECHO™ and HepCure, technical assistance, and additional clinical tools.
Sexual Health Center of Excellence
Medical Director: Marguerite Urban, MD
Program Manager: Jessica L. VanScott, MPH
The Sexual Health Center of Excellence provides sexual health clinical education, trainings, preceptorships, tele-mentoring with Project ECHO™, and additional clinical tools for community providers in NYS. The Center educates clinicians on the latest NYS guidelines for management of patients with STDs.
Resource/Evaluation Center of Excellence
For technical support
Program P.I.: Timothy Dye, PhD
Program Director: Monica Barbosu, MD, PhD
The Resource Center of Excellence manages CEI's online and in-person trainings (webinars/ in person trainings/conferences/ ECHO™/online trainings). The center is using a sophisticated Information System to enhance the delivery of the continuing medical education among clinical providers. Through a responsive design system all CEI resources are delivered through various platforms: (www.ceitraining.org) website, Android and iOS platforms, and social media.