HIV Mini-Residencies: Erie County Medical Center - Buffalo

Changes occur rapidly in the field of HIV. This hands-on course is designed to provide practitioners with the most up-to-date clinical information to assist in their care of patients living with HIV. Instruction occurs in the HIV Outpatient Clinic at Erie County Medical Center. Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) in BUFFALO, NY includes an advanced academic medical center with 602 inpatient beds and more than 30 outpatient specialty care services, including HIV treatment and care. ECMC is the regional center for trauma, burn care, behavioral health services, transplantation, and rehabilitation and is a major teaching facility for the University at Buffalo. The HIV mini-residency program originates from ECMC's Immunology Services which strives to meet the needs of people with HIV in Western, New York.


The HIV mini-residency is funded by the Northeast/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center (NECA AETC) through the Health Resources and Services Administration.

Program Options

The program length is tailored to your availability and can last between one and five days.


A transportation, lodging and food stipend is available. The mini-residency coordinator will discuss travel needs with the applicant upon his/her acceptance.


  • Didactic Module (up to 5 hours)
    • Adherence  
    • Antiretroviral Therapy
    • Cultural Competency
    • Drug-Drug Interactions
    • Early Identification of HIV 
    • Hepatitis C
    • Long-term Complications of HIV Disease 
    • Metabolic Complications of HIV
    • Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
    • Post Exposure Prophylaxis Following Sexual Assault and Occupational Exposure
    • Resistance Testing
    • Salvage Therapy
    • STDs and the HIV Connection
    • Other HIV topics available based on training needs
  • Clinical Module (up to 30 hours)
    • HIV Outpatient Clinic 


CME AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Albany Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Albany Medical College designates this Live activity for a maximum of 35 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Application and Documentation

Printable pdf brochure with application HERE

More Information

To qualify and apply, you must be a citizen of the United States and a licensed and practicing health care provider in the state of New York.

For further information about the mini-residency program or other HIV clinical education programs available through Erie County Medical Center, contact Mary Goodspeed at (716) 898-4713 or