Education

Department of Education and Training

The Department of Education and Training at Philadelphia FIGHT delivers and convenes a wide range of high quality, participant-driven educational programs, workshops, and events to Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Center patients and participants as well as to the wider community with a specialty in HIV and Sexual Health Education and Adult Education. Our programs integrate holistic support for each participant and address the social inequalities most impacting individuals for the purpose of creating change.

AIDS Education Month

A citywide series of events to heighten awareness of the epidemic and to better address the needs of people affected by HIV.

AIDS Library

The only public lending library in the world dedicated to HIV/AIDS.

Critical Path Project

A digital literacy training, advocacy and empowerment program.

Community Based Prevention Services

Working to reduce HIV acquisition and transmission with the most up-to-date information.

Project TEACH

Treatment Education Activists Combating HIV is an innovative HIV education and community training program.

Spotlight On

Karam Mounzer, MD

Dr. Mounzer identified two major gaps in the care of patients with HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection, and the complexity of multidrug-resistant HIV treatment. He is involved with many clinical trials focusing on drug development and better understanding of HIV immunopathogenesis with the Wistar Institute. He is involved in teaching and mentoring fellows, residents and students.

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Dr. Karam Mounzer

Dr. Mario Cruz

FIGHT Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center - Dr. Mario Cruz
Dr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who joins Philadelphia FIGHT as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He completed his undergraduate training in Biology and Psychology from Union College, his medical school training at Albany Medical College, his residency training at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and his Chief Residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center