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.

Interview with Santa Barbara Street Medicine’s Executive Director, Maria Long and Emergency Physician, Jason Prystowsky.

Cynder Sinclair focuses on the impact of Doctors Without Walls ­in this interview with Santa Barbara Street Medicine's Executive Director, Maria Long and Emergency Physician, Jason Prystowsky.

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Interview with Dr. Gaines, DWW’s Longest-Serving Volunteer

By: Pasha Rahbari and Vivian Bui, DWW-SBSM Communications Interns Dr. Bob Gaines, one of the original founders of DWW-SBSM, is a perfect example of someone who applied his passion of medicine to help create the [...]