SMI Board Members in the News

2022

How Healthcare Fails the Homeless 

Street Medicine at Pitt serves Pittsburghers without homes — and educates future medical professionals

Understanding the Practice of Street Medicine: Providing care to homeless patients outside clinic walls requires trust-building, flexibility, and respect for individuals’ unique experiences and wishes

Pittsburgh doctor has spent 30 years making ‘house calls’ to those living on the streets

Dr. Jim Withers and Pittsburgh Mercy's Operation Safety Net Celebrate 30 Years of Protecting the Health, Safety, and Well-Being of Allegheny County's Most Vulnerable Residents

2020 

Trauma-Informed & Harm Reduction Interview with Dr. Liz Frye 

City and AHN to Partner on Support for Those Experiencing Homelessness

Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net answers COVID-19 challenges

'I want to feel human again': Volunteers bring medical care to the homeless

2019

J.C. Lewis Primary Healthcare Hosts 3rd Annual Gala

Dr. Jim Withers, Street Medicine Pioneer, Visits The Night Ministry

Street Medicine Pioneer Heals Homeless Communities

Dr. James S. Withers, MD, FACP, on 26 years of treating the homeless and living by the motto, "Go to the people."

Street Medicine Brings Health Care To Atlanta’s Homeless

Mayor Peduto Issues Dr. Jim Withers Key to City

They Bring Medical Care To The Homeless And Build Relationships To Save Lives

2018

Dr. Jim Withers: Bringing “street medicine” to the homeless

Street Medicine

2017

Lights, Camera, Action! Street Rounds with Dr. Jim Withers 

Street Medicine Brings Health Care to the Homeless

Pittsburgh physician who dressed like the homeless to treat them

Dr. Jim Withers Will Receive Honorary Doctorate at Carlow University Commencement

Jim Withers, M.D., Street Doctor

Dr. Jim Withers: A doctor to the homeless

Allentown a meeting spot for international effort to treat homeless population

2016

Outside the Pill Box: The Systems-Based Practice of Psychiatry

Psychiatry in the Streets: Unique Services for People Experiencing Homelessness

The 12th International Street Medicine Symposium (ISMS) Geneva Switzerland 19-22 October 2016

2015

Why Pittsburgh’s Dr. Jim Withers is a CNN Top Ten Hero

Street medicine for Tshwane’s inner city

Operation Safety Net: Dr. Jim Withers Serves in the Streets of Pittsburgh

2014

Doctor focuses on street medicine

Pittsburgh Doctor Heads to the Streets to Treat the Homeless – and Finds Them Homes

Operation Safety Net, Free Medical Service For The Homeless, Is What We Wish American Health Care Really Looked Like

2012

A Man and His Mission: Dr. Jim Withers

“Street Doctors”

2011

WVU’s Global Health Week starts Nov. 14

A Man and His Mission: Dr. Jim Withers

Doctor's street medicine helps cure homelessness

Street Truth

2010 

Breaking Down Barriers – Patient Centered Psychiatry

Street Medicine: Making House Calls to The Homeless

2008

Casting A 'Safety Net' For The Homeless

2007

The Invisible Epidemic: Poor and mentally ill in Georgia

2006

Taking medicine to the streets: Health team cares for city's homeless

 

 

 

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House calls for homeless people in the USA

Meeting People Where They Are: An Interview with Trailblazer Jim Withers, MD

Street Medicine: Dr. Jim Withers talks makes housecalls to homeless people 

Healing Leadership featuring Dr. Jim Withers, Founder of The Street Medicine Institute

The Street Medicine Movement | Jim Withers | TEDxPittsburgh

House calls to the homeless

Dr. Jim Withers founder of Operation Safety Net speaking in Kalamazoo

Street Medicine: Mark Horvath Interviews Doctor James Withers with Friends [video two]

CNN Heroes Tribute: Dr. Jim Withers

Meet the doctor who treats the homeless

Webinar: Tailoring Outreach for the HCH Field

How these CNN Heroes are fighting Covid-19 on the front lines

Jim Withers, M.D., 2017 Johnson Institute Exemplary Leadership Award Winner

Dr. Jim Withers, Street Medicine, Street Medicine Institute, Pittsburgh Inspired

 

Trauma-Informed & Harm Reduction Interview with Dr. Liz Frye

HHRC Webinar: Trauma-Informed Outreach and Engagement Learning Community Session 4