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About This Video

Eric Zheng (not his real name) traces his development as a young medical student recently diagnosed with HIV to his current role as an HIV physician. He openly and honestly shares his pain, disappointment, and hope with us. Eric is a Chinese American gay man.

What does this video tell us about stigma?
How does the support of mentors and doctors help people living with HIV? Eric was able to complete his training as a doctor and pay forward the advice he had received when he was first diagnosed with HIV. Support from doctors and others can help someone living with HIV accomplish their personal and treatment goals.

Date

January 14, 2014

Category

Being Supportive, Men, Staying Healthy