What is Street Medicine?
Street 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.
By Marina Najjar “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. [...]
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.