This week: Helping the homeless, finding mental health care, and the importance of a proxy

Aug 1, 2018

Dr. David Lehmann provides medical care to the homeless in Syracuse and Onondaga County. He accompanies John Tumino, the founder of In My Father's Kitchen, who delivers meals to the homeless from a van.

An internist and a clinical pharmacologist, Lehmann talks about how, and why, he provides care to people who live on the streets, in this week’s “HealthLink on Air.” Lehmann is a distinguished service professor of medicine at Upstate Medical University who teaches medical students to be comfortable with the uncertainty that is part of their chosen profession.

Also this week: how to find a mental health care provider, plus a real-life case that shows the importance of a health care proxy. Tune in Sunday, August 5 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for "HealthLink on Air."