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Street Medicine

Making House Calls to People Without Homes

NationSwell | Posted 05.13.2015 | Impact

On any given night Withers and his team are under bridges, on the steps of churches and in McDonald's bathrooms offering free check-ups, over-the-counter medications and treatments.

Emily Thomas

This Is What We Wish American Health Care Really Looked Like | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News

Dr. Jim Withers is known in Pittsburgh, Pa., as the “street doctor” -- a fitting nickname considering he’s been treating the city’s homeless p...

Street Medicine: Making House Calls to People Without Homes

Mark Horvath | Posted 12.17.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

During last year's road trip I was honored to be introduced to two great men, Robert Egger of DC Central Kitchen and James S. Withers, M.D. of Operati...