Month: November 2015

woman with giant plush

Our very own Dr. Asceline Go recently passed the 2015 AAHIVM HIV Pharmacist / HIV Specialist, and HIV Expert Credentialing examination. What’s that? Well, according to the American Academy of HIV Medicine website: The Academy’s program is the only widely recognized, statistically sound and defensible measurement program available in HIV-focused medical care.  On average, about 2,000 providers are […]

World Aids Day logo

Dec. 1, is World AIDS Day. We wanted to take a few minutes and look at some myths that still surround HIV/AIDS and then show you the reality. For me, the most important one you should read today is: Myth: I’m HIV-positive — my life is over. Reality: In the early years of the disease epidemic, […]

Sheen on HIV awareness

A lot of things happened yesterday on social media when Charlie Sheen went on the Today Show to reveal his HIV+ status. And a lot of it was negative. For many agencies who work with HIV clients, I saw a push to remind people about the need for testing and the stigma around HIV. Everyone […]

muddy foot

Patients by day, photos by … well. Dr. Luis Garcia’s photo “Muddy Foot” won “Best in Class — Artistic Expression of Family Medicine” for the Visual Arts Competition at the 2015 Family Medicine Education Consortium Annual Meeting October 30 – November 1 in Danvers, Mass. Here’s the background of the photo from his submission. Congrats Dr. Garcia! […]

items to build a home

Remember the story about Sarah — the Caring Together patient whose birthday was made when staff surprised her with a night in a king-sized bed at a hotel?  Well, the staff continues to go above and beyond for her. Let’s get caught up. Sarah continues to be resilient and brave about her recent HIV diagnosis and health […]