Adolescent AIDS Program at Montefiore Medical Center
Who We Are
Based in the Bronx, New York, the Adolescent
AIDS Program at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center
is a leader in the field of HIV/AIDS among adolescents. The AAP
serves as a local and national resource for those living with HIV/AIDS;
adolescents who are at-risk for HIV infection; healthcare providers
who treat adolescents living with or at-risk for HIV infection;
and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning adolescents,
their families and caregivers.
How We Help
Those Who Help Information and resources
Medical & mental health professionals, organizations that work with youth, families and young people.
(Advise, Consent, Test, Support)
ACTS is the AAP’s innovative system for implementing routine HIV testing. ACTS has been proven in both the US and South Africa to help providers more routinely offer HIV counseling and testing to their patients. ACTS is supported by the New York/New Jersey AIDS Education and Training Center, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and Gilead Sciences.
Treating Adolescents with HIV: Tools for building skills in cultural competence, clinical care and support. Click here to for free online continuing medical information.
how the AAP is collaborating in a nationwide effort to bring together
researchers and community leaders to better understand and care
for youth at-risk for HIV.
Resource Center Access
our comprehensive collection of information and materials on:
- Youth and HIV
- Social Marketing
- Gay and Lesbian Youth
- Professional Education
The Gay and Lesbian Adolescent
Health Resource Center (GLAHRC)
gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adolescents and those who are
questioning their sexual identity face many challenges in meeting
their needs for health and mental health care. Find out how the
AAP is helping these youth and health care providers better address
LGBT health needs.