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.

Our locations

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    Patient education

    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.

    Support services 

    Patient Resource

    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.

    Class

    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.

    Patient Resource

    Patient Relations

    We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.

    Patient Resource

    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.

    International Services

    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.

    Learn more

    Interpreters

    UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
    English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.

    Learn more

    Hospital Stays

    Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
    Zion.

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    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.

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    Preparing for your appointment

    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

    HIV/AIDS Program

    350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 908
    San Francisco, CA 94143

    HIV and Aging Program

    350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 908
    San Francisco, California 94143

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    (888) 689-8273

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