Grand Junction, CO

Funds that go to the University of Colorado Hospital Foundation are used to facilitate collaboration with the Western Colorado Specialty Care Clinic at St. Mary’s Family Medicine. Together they assist clients with HIV/AIDS in western Colorado. This program provides care to over 1700 HIV+ persons at the main clinic in Aurora and to over 500 HIV+ persons in collaboration with other clinics around the state. 

Funds from the Telluride AIDS Benefit help to continue their collaboration with the HIV clinics on the Western Slope at St. Mary’s Family Practice Center in Grand Junction and at Mercy Hospital in Durango.

The Western Slope Collaborative Clinic provides primary care, HIV specialty care, case management, mental health, dental and peer adherence counseling in an integrated setting. They also offer training that will allow residents to earn certification as HIV Specialists from the American Academy of HIV Medicine.