The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) offers two HIV/AIDS related programs that compliment each other. Joint staff meetings are held frequently and educational activities are coordinated for both programs:
- Treatment: The Pittsburgh AIDS Center for Treatment (PACT), provides primary care to over 1000 HIV-infected persons. Individuals receive comprehensive state-of-the-art HIV care from an experienced team of providers including Faculty members and infectious disease fellows.
On-site mental health services, adherence counseling, specialty gynecological care and social work services are provided in a compassionate and confidential
manner. Inpatient hospital care and 7 day-24 hour coverage is provided by the same team of physicians. Medical Insurance is not required for an individual to be eligible to receive care at PACT. For more information on PACT, please click here.
- Clinical Trials/Research: The Pitt Treatment Evaluation Unit (PTEU), conducts clinical trials of new treatment
strategies for HIV-infected persons. The PTEU is one of many AIDS Clinical Trial Units funded by the National Institutes of Health. All
study-related exams and laboratory tests are provided at no charge. Participants are reimbursed for travel to the unit. For more information on PTEU, please click here.