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Medic Wiki

This wiki is a collaboratively edited information resource focused on medical issues, treatment protocols, ethical standards, and historical information of use to street medics. If you have any questions that aren't answered by following the links or using the search box, Ask a streetmedic.


The medic mini wiki currently contains articles in the following categories:

  1. Health and safety
  2. Treatment protocols
  3. Medical issues
  4. Injury aftercare
  5. Roles and ethics
  6. Medic space
  7. Historical events
  8. Articles requested for translation
  9. How To Organize A Street Medic Training

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To write a new article, enter the page title in the box below. Be sure to type {{medic wiki}} at the top of your new page page before you save it.

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This site is actively moderated by Gobblehook.

Current events

Feel free to add upcoming events of interest to street medics in your area in this section.

Opportunities to Medic


August 26-30 : RNC in Tampa, FL (August 26 events in St. Petersburg; August 27-30 in Tampa)

September 3-6: DNC in Charlotte, NC

Opportunities to Learn


August 19: Street Medic Bridge Training for medical professionals. 9am-5pm, downtown St. Petersburg, FL. Registation (required) here: . Hosted by Atlanta Resistance Medics, with additional co-trainers from the Rosehip Medic Collective, and formerly affiliated with DAMN. Experienced street medics who can help with scenarios and skills proctoring (e.g., eye flushing practice) are welcome! Questions: cyclista at .

September 15-16: Leah Wolfe is coming to Atlanta, GA teach Disaster Relief Herbalism for the Georgia Herbalist Guild. Go to (Go to the calendar to see full description and prices.)


August 3-5: 20hr Street Medic training in Portland, OR with the Rosehip Medic Collective. Register or request more information by emailing


August 10th-12th: 20hr Street Medic Training in Boston, MA. Hosted by local street medics with lead training by the Rosehip Medic Collective of Portland, OR. Register at ---

Featured article

The featured article is a historical look at street medic coverage of an important action in our history:

What is a street medic?

Street medic "Alpha Team." Protests against the Trans-Atlantic Business Dialogue. Cincinnati 2000.

Street medics, or action medics, are volunteers with varying degrees of medical training who attend protests and demonstrations to provide medical care such as first aid. Unlike emergency medical technicians, who work for state-sponsored institutions, street medics operate as civilians, and are not protected from arrest.

Street medic organizations also run low-income herbal health clinics, wellness clinics for migrant workers, and temporary family practice clinics to support people who are organizing for self-defense or advocating for their rights. A group of street medics founded the first health clinic to open in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.


More about street medics

Join the Action-Medical listserv

To join the listserv where street medics post events, calls for action, and discuss protocol go the following webpage and click on "Join this Group"

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