INNOVATOR: Dr. Pedro José Greer Miami’s pioneering physician of the people

Dr. Pedro José Greer, Jr. is an American physician best known for his dedication to taking medicine out of the hospital and into the streets and communities where people least obtain medical care. He is Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Chair of the Department of Humanities, Health and Society at the Florida International University School of Medicine. Dr. Greer has medical students go out with teams, including social workers, to understand patients in the context of their environment.

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