Join the nation’s largest community of HIV care providers by becoming an Academy Member today. Our membership comprises a diverse, dedicated group of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and other allied members of the HIV workforce community. Our membership of practitioners and credentialed providers manage the health of the majority of people with and at risk for HIV in the United States.

The Academy offers free annual membership to medical and pharmacy students pursuing degrees and a significantly discounted annual membership for residents and fellows to encourage the next generation of healthcare providers to make HIV care a part of their future practices.

The American Academy of HIV Medicine relies on the support of Academy Members to advance our mission of ensuring health professionals have the resources needed to provide prevention, treatment and care for those living with or at risk for HIV and related conditions to achieve optimal health.

Thanks to the support of Academy Members, the Academy works on behalf of HIV care providers by:

Providing continuing medical education

Providing practice management information

Advancing healthcare resources for PLWH

Credentialing HIV Specialists™, HIV Experts™, and HIV Pharmacists™

Advocating on behalf of the HIV care provider at federal and state levels for issues relevant to clinical and professional support



  • Community Health Centers
  • Health Departments
  • Hospitals or Hospital-based Clinics
  • Private Practice
  • VA/Government Settings
  • Correctional Facilities
  • HMO/Managed Care Settings
  • Industry/Research
  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Ryan White Care Settings

All AAHIVM Members can be listed in Referral Link.


Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists and other allied healthcare workers in 15 regional chapters across the country and beyond.

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Receive free online CME/CE through our ongoing Academy webinar series featuring topics relevant to HIV practitioners presented by leading HIV experts.

Enjoy discounted registration fees for AAHIVM’s HIV Specialist, HIV Pharmacist, and HIV Expert Credentialing Programs.

Be the first to learn about or apply for jobs with AAHIVM’s Career Center, a resource dedicated to advertising and searching for positions or posting open positions for HIV care professionals.

Stay informed with HIV Specialist magazine, the practice management publication that addresses the unique issues facing frontline HIV care providers, delivered both in print and digitally. Also receive The Weekly Advocate e-newsletter featuring the latest clinical news with Academy updates and offerings. Members will also receive The Academy Voice, a biweekly e-newsletter reporting on HIV policy updates and activities.

Be a part of the national community of HIV care providers, a network of professionals that shares knowledge and expertise and works together to advance excellence in HIV care.

National membership comes with membership in one of 15 AAHIVM state or regional chapters. Connect with colleagues in your local state or region through your AAHIVM chapter and receive direct information about AAHIVM’s free, in-person CME/CE programs and other educational and grassroots advocacy opportunities in your area.


Receive discounts on all AAHIVM publications, including the perennial Fundamentals of HIV Medicine, AAHIVM’s comprehensive clinical care publication for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Fundamentals of HIV Medicine is authored by more than 50 expert clinicians in immunology, HIV epidemiology, gerontology, addiction treatment, infectious disease medicine, and other fields central to its medical management.

Free and Available to All. Membership supports our ability to offer Core Curriculum; the Academy’s web-based learning resource covering both the basics of HIV and the latest advances in care. Core Curriculum’s modules include downloadable pre-reads and narrated slide presentations; an excellent teaching tool for fellows and residents.

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