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.

Health Access and Care Coordination Project

By Matt Sumethasorn   Since January of 2017, Doctors Without Walls has been part of a multiagency collaborative called the HACC project. Spearheaded by the Housing Authority, the Health Access and Care Coordination project or [...]

Volunteer Summer Spotlight

By Vall Vinai   Doctors Without Walls would not be where it is today without its outstanding volunteers. Some of our incredible volunteers have devoted their summertime to helping underserved patient populations. Their optimistic outlook, [...]