Resources for HIPC Members

Resources for HIPC Members
This page is to help new and old HIPC members alike.

Planning Cycle, Acronyms, & Trainings

Planning Cycle
  • Above you will find a list of commonly used acronyms during HIPC and subcommittee meetings.
  • Above you will find multiple trainings (video) from the Office of HIV Planning. These training videos were recorded and posted on the OHP website. Visit our training page to view more.

Procedure, Bylaws, & Policy

  • Above is a Robert's Rules "cheat sheet" (PDF). Robert's Rules of Order is the standard for facilitating discussions and group decision-making. HIPC follows Robert's rules to help a group have better and more productive meetings.
  • Above are the HIPC Bylaws, approved December 2018 (PDF).
  • Above is Article X: Conflict of Interest, taken from the Philadelphia EMA HIPC Bylaws approved December 2018. Below is the Conflict of Interest PowerPoint (PDF).
  • Above is the HIV/AIDS BUREAU POLICY 16-02 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Services: Eligible Individuals & Allowable Uses of Funds (PDF). This PCN defines and provides program guidance for each of the Core Medical and Support Services named in statute and defines individuals who are eligible to receive these HRSA RWHAP services.

Planning Council Primer

  • Above is the Planning Council Primer in both English and Spanish (PDF). The Primer is a great way to familiarize yourself with what HIPC does and how it operates. Also visit our About HIPC page for more information around HIPC roles and responsibilities.

Outside Resources

  • Check out the Target HIV Glossary for more acronyms and terminology to help your meaningful engagement within HIPC.


  • View the HIV National Strategic Plan (PDF). This plan is a roadmap for ending the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030. The HIV Plan is the nation’s third consecutive five-year national HIV strategy and covers 2021-2025, with a 10-year goal of reducing new HIV infections by 90% by 2030.

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