HIV Mini-Residencies: Albany Medical Center - Albany

The HIV mini-residency at Albany Medical Center- Albany trains physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners with up to 35 hours of free, hands-on CME AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. This experience can be used to assist you in becoming an HIV specialist. Both inpatient and outpatient clinics are used during instruction at Albany Med. For correctional providers, a rotation at the Coxsackie Correctional Facility Specialty Clinic is available. There is also a two-hour pediatric clinic for providers serving the pediatric population. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the program.


The HIV mini-residency is funded by the New York/New Jersey AIDS Education and Training Center (NY/NJ 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 (4-6 hours)

    • Adherence
    • Antiretroviral Therapy
    • Cultural Competency 
    • Drug-Drug Interactions 
    • Early Identification of HIV Infection
    • Guidelines for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Following Sexual Assault & Occupational Exposure
    • Hepatitis C
    • Long-term Complications of HIV
    • Metabolic Complications of HIV
    • Resistance Testing
    • Salvage Therapy
    • Women & HIV
    • Other HIV topics available based on training needs  
    • Combination of web-based self-study and in-person lectures

  • Clinical Module (20-24 hours)
    • AIDS Program inpatient and outpatient clinics
    • Pediatric clinic (2 hours) for providers serving patients under 24 years of age
    • Coxsackie Correctional Specialty Clinic (if applicable)


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 credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Application and Documentation

Complete your application online

Printable PDF application

Complete brochure

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, contact Cathryn Corlew at (518) 262-6864 or