Men of Color HIV/AIDS Program
The UCSF Men of Color HIV/AIDS Program provides HIV-positive minority men with high-quality care in a culturally sensitive environment, with a particular focus on African-Americans. The program helps patients develop and maintain a relationship with a primary care provider.
Our services include:
- Care management
- Consultations with a dietitian
- Peer advocacy services
- Pharmacist support
- Primary care
- Social services
Although HIV can strike anyone, it is most prevalent today among African-American males ages 25 to 44. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, AIDS affects nearly seven times more African-Americans and three times more Latinos than whites.
Any man of color in San Francisco living with HIV or AIDS is welcome to receive services through our program. We accept all forms of insurance.
FAQ: HIV Testing
Commonly asked questions regarding HIV Testing including, why, when and where you should be tested and what to do if your test returns positive for HIV.
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to Prevent HIV Transmission
Commonly asked questions regarding Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to Prevent HIV Transmission including, frequency, side effects, prescriptions and more.
Case Management and Social Work
Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class
This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.
We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.
Spiritual Care Services
Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.
Plan your visit
What to Bring
- Photo I.D.
- Health insurance card
- Insurance authorization, if required
- Doctor's referral, if required
- Recent test results related to your condition
- List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
- List of questions you may have
- Device or paper for taking notes
If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.
UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.
Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Your time with the doctor is limited, thus it's helpful to prepare for the visit in advance by prioritizing the questions that are important to you. Learn more.