What is Street Medicine?

Doctors-Without-Walls--aboutStreet Medicine is the term used to define a collaboration of professionals who deliver health care and related services directly to people living and sleeping on the streets and in austere environments. The term street medicine was coined by pioneer Dr. Jim Withers, one of the leaders in the movement, and one of the inspirations behind the creation of Doctors Without Walls – Santa Barbara Street Medicine.

Another Milestone

By Vivian Bui   This year marks the ten year anniversary of Doctors Without Walls–Santa Barbara Street Medicine. Ten years later, DWW–SBSM has expanded the way healthcare is directly delivered to the most vulnerable people [...]

Lompoc Clinic: A Year of Growth

By Christopher Stathis It all started on a warm Saturday, August 13th, 2016. Patients in Lompoc started to receive care from Doctors Without Walls- Santa Barbara Street Medicine. This population was identified thanks to the [...]