It's been two decades since Dr. Jim Withers first coined the term "street medicine," and he is still out there practicing what he preaches.

Withers believes that "the best way to care for the homeless is to treat them where they live."

Rather than wait for the homeless to come to him — something Withers knows many are unlikely to even consider doing — he decided to hit the streets of his hometown of Pittsburgh and find them.

With a backpack full of remedies and the help of outreach workers and a crew of medical students, Dr. Withers continues his mission of making homeless "house calls" to this day.

[H/T: Devour]