Transgender People

Transgender people, particularly, transgender women of color, have higher rates of HIV infection. Rates are especially high among African American transgender women. Transgender people face significant barriers to accessing HIV and other medical care and social support services.

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Guidelines and Manuals

Webinars and Training

Tools and Job Aids

  • NMAC

    The purpose of the ESCALATE training program is to facilitate transformative and relational change in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Programs (RWHAP) and the communities they serve.

Reports and Best Practices


Conference Presentations

Heather Hauck, Alex Keuroghlian, Jill York, Larry Zayas Rivera, Harold Phillips
2022 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment
Alex Keuroghlian, Nicole Chavis, Beth Bourdeau, Demetrios Psihopaidas
2022 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment
Alex Keuroghlian, Dana Hines, Paul Sacamano, Jamie Weinand
2022 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment
AIDS Alliance for Women, Infants, Children, Youth & Families
Ivy Turnbull, Michele Scavnicky
2022 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment
University of California San Diego
2022 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clinical Conference

Technical Assistance

  • TA/training for RWHAP agencies to improve the quality of HIV/AIDS care they provide. Project period: 2020-2024.

  • ELEVATE will prepare people with HIV to meaningfully engage and take on leadership roles in planning bodies, advocacy actions, and the HIV workforce. Project period: 2020-2024.

  • ESCALATE will focus on reducing HIV stigma through training participants in EHE jurisdictions. Project period: 2020-2024.

  • The NHC provides ongoing, up-to-date information needed to meet the core competency knowledge for HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, and ongoing treatment and care to healthcare providers in the United States. Project period: 2020-2022.
  • The AETC Program offers clinician education and tailored capacity-building assistance. Project period: 2019-2024.
  • Interactive data tool to visualize the reach, impact, and outcomes of the RWHAP. HRSA offers office hours and webinars to help use the tool.
  • Initiative documenting best practice strategies and interventions that have been shown to improve HIV outcomes in a "real world" setting and can be replicated by other programs. Project period: 2021-2024.
  • HRSA SPNS project applying the implementation science framework to identify innovative HIV interventions for three priority populations (people with substance use disorder, sexual minority youth, people involved in criminal justice system) and use of telehealth. Project period: 2021-2025.