An official program
of the Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc. (HAFCI) was created at Bill
Graham's behest to work at rock concerts and other events, Bill Graham
Presents was the primary
contractor for Rock Medicine's services over the years.
Robbie Elsenbaumer (Corrado) was Rock Medicine's first director; she left
to concentrate on raising her family. Bob "Skeez" Corrado took over the
organization until 1977 when he became full-time CEO of HAFCI (then known
as Youth Projects, Inc.) Brian "Champ" Dwyer led Rock Med for the next
several years, and his spirit remains with us still, Dr Skip Gay served as
director during the early 1980's and was succeeded in 1984 by Joe Bordas,
who had been serving as business manager. After Joe suffered a stroke the
following year, Larry Winterbottom became director and several months
latter Honey Bordas joined him as co-director, Charlie Diamond was named
director in 1988.