Street Medicine: Health Disparities (On Demand)

This session will explain what street medicine is and will examine the health disparities and struggles of the unsheltered population. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain a better understanding of what street medicine is and how it functions 
  • Discuss the health disparities of the unsheltered population in an urban setting
  • Consider options to change the disparities in healthcare when caring for the unsheltered population
 

SPEAKER

 

Hans Bruntmyer, DO

 

Dr. Hans Bruntmyer graduated from Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1994. After completing residencies in emergency and aerospace medicine, Dr. Bruntmyer retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2015. Dr. Bruntmyer’s current medical practice consists of providing OMM and general health care at free mobile clinics for the marginalized in his community as well as street medicine for his homeless friends. His professional interests include Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM), street medicine, and health care for marginalized populations. 

 

ANTICIPATED CREDITS

1 AOA Category 1-A credit

FEES

$25 for TOMA and TXACOFP members; $35 for non-members