MATEC: Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center

MATEC is a federally-funded training center, providing AIDS and HIV clinical training and support to health care professionals. MATEC has built connections with the top HIV clinicians and researchers in our region to offer health care professionals targeted training and direct access to expert information. We are part of a national network of AIDS Education and Training Centers, serving all states and territories and including four supporting national centers. Visit our National Resource Center website for more information about the national network.

Our Vision

Health equity and maximum health for all.

Our Mission

To develop and transform the health care system and its workforce to advance equitable and patient-centered care.

Our Values

Patient Impact: We are driven to have a positive impact in patient health outcomes.
Quality Training: We are committed to deliver evidence-based, unbiased, and innovative learning opportunities.
Accountability: We consistently deliver what we agreed to deliver.
Collaboration: We strive to collaborate to maximize resources and increase effectiveness.

Regional Headquarters

MATEC is based at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Department of Family Medicine. MATEC provides HIV training and support services through local sites in nine midwestern states including Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin. Each Site is charged with developing services delivers targeted trainings, technical and capacity building assistance to meet the needs of health care professionals in their area.

Our Programs

MATEC develops programs for, or in conjunction with, clinics or health care organizations to meet their specific needs. MATEC also offers programs for individual health care professionals. To view "open enrollment" training opportunities at a site near you, click the "Current Programs" under the "Our Programs" tab in the top navigation area.