MATEC: Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center

MATEC is a publicly-funded training center, providing clinical training and support to health care professionals. With over 32 years of experience and expertise, MATEC offers HIV/AIDS training as well as distribution and support for integration of the National HIV Curricula e-learning platform for health professional schools. In addition, MATEC trains community-based practicing primary care physician champions to lead health care transformation and enhance teaching in community-based settings throughout the Midwest. MATEC is supported in its work through multiple public grants and contracts. These include the AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) grant, MATEC’s oldest and largest funded work, the Midwest Integration of the National HIV Curriculum (MINHC), and the Midwest Fellowship for Primary Care Champions (MFPCC). MATEC is based at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Department of Family Medicine.

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.


MATEC Regional Headquarters
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine
1919 W. Taylor Street (MC779), 8th Floor
Chicago IL 60612