It is Black History Month and we have a very special episode to share with you. Allergy Partners’ physician, Dr. Aerik Williams, takes you along on his journey to becoming an allergist and discusses his recently published book. Whether you want to learn more about #racialissuesinhealthcare, are looking for an amazing biography to read, or want to get to know Dr. Williams a little better, this is the podcast for you.
We would like to not only recognize Dr. Aerik Williams, but to also celebrate him and his successes.
Dr. Williams has been with Allergy Partners since 2014. He joined Statesville, NC on 8/15/14 and went solo in Salisbury 1/1/2016. Since then, he has been repeatedly complimented by his staff and patients on his caring personality and professionalism.
In this very special podcast, Dr. Williams covers a wide range of topics from his memoirs, Aerik’s Anatomy, including:
• His personal experiences dealing with racism and stereotypes throughout his life
• Challenges in our healthcare system that are negatively impacting people of color
• His journey to achieve his lifelong goal to become a physician like his father
Mental illness; racism and racial slurs; suicide; miscarriage.