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.

KTYD Rock the Docs Radioathon

By Matt Daly In an effort to support humanitarian medicine in Santa Barbara, KTYD on-air talent led by Lin Aubuchon, Dennis Mitchell, Bill Pesso, and the other members of the KTYD tribe will be broadcasting [...]

The Word on The Street

Friends, Colleagues, and Fellow Humanitarians, On behalf of Doctors Without Walls – Santa Barbara Street Medicine (DWW-SBSM), we invite you to read this issue of “The Word on the Street” the official newsletter of our [...]