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.
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.
The Umbrella Program for LGBT Youth & Families
Learn more about the AAP’s Umbrella Program, which offers medical care and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth and their families as well as trainings for health care providers and community organizations.