Previous Episodes

Episode 4 - Biopsychosocial Medicine Made Real



In this fourth episode of The Street Medicine Chronicles, meet Erin Bulleit, a second-year student at UR's School of Medicine and Dentistry, as she volunteers at the UR Street Outreach clinic at House of Mercy, a Rochester homeless shelter. Join Emma Lo, a third-year student at UR's School of Medicine and Dentistry, as she encourages one homeless man to consider hernia surgery. The spotlight also shines on Rochester’s biopsychosocial approach to medicine.

Episode 3 - Understanding Homelessness



Join third year medical student Emma Lo, as she learns about one man’s choice to live on the streets, and helps him understand what can happen with his untreated hernia. In Episode Three of The Street Medicine Chronicles, formerly homeless Steve Smock, now serving as a UR Street Outreach Community Guide, helps students and docs understand the street environment – and individuals’ varied reasons for being homeless.

Episode 2 - Bridging the Homeless-Medical Divide



Join Emma Lo, a third-year student at UR's School of Medicine and Dentistry, as she works with Mel Dynek to explore how she might help him control his high blood pressure—despite being homeless and keeping warm in a local parking garage.

Episode 1 - Taking it to the Streets



Students and doctors participating in UR Street Outreach, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry’s street medicine program, say they get back much more than they give to the homeless population they serve. You can learn more about the medical outreach effort by watching the first episode of The Street Medicine Chronicles.