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  • Harrisburg PSR Public Meeting

    At the recent chapter meeting, PSR students reported on the PSR student and chapter meetup in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and their tour of a local Iowa wind farm.

    Pictured: Dr. Jim and Sandy Jones, Ann Marie Judson, Dr. Paul Wengert, Students Neel Patel, Alyssa Beck, Sa Do Kang, Dr. Bob Little, Dr. John Judson

  • PSR Harrisburg, Jan 8,2014 public meeting

    Forty eager listeners learned how the A C A will benefit many uninsured persons, but leave 20 million people still uninsured--mostly because 25 states have not accepted Medicaid expansion and the law excludes illegal immigrants.

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  • The story behind Harrisburg's Peace Garden

    "Walk along its paths and you will see, sprinkled throughout the beds and under the trees, a number of bronze plaques bearing words of wisdom from some of the world’s most highly esteemed statesmen, religious figures and ordinary citizens." 

    For more than 20 years Harrisburg-PSR and The City of Harrisburg collaborate to bring a message to their community, peace.  An Op-ed in the Patriot-News tells the story behind Harrisburg's Peace Garden. 

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  • PSR Leaders Meet in Hiroshima, Japan

    An impressive delegation of PSR leaders were recently in Japan representing YOU at important meetings where organizers from around the globe gathered to build a diverse movement for nuclear weapons abolition. Follow their journey by reading our delegation’s personal and political reflections in our new blog series. Join the conversation by adding your voice to their stories.

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Focus Areas

  • Environment and Health

    Toxics and global warming create pervasive threats to health. PSR responds via chemical policy reform, climate policy advocacy, practitioner education, and “Code Black,” a campaign to reduce pollution and global warming.

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  • Nuclear Weapons

    The nuclear weapons danger is real and growing:  nuclear terrorism, proliferation, and thousands of weapons still on hair-trigger alert in the United States and Russia. Fortunately, there also are new opportunities to eliminate this threat.

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  • Safe Energy

    The Safe Energy program focuses on protecting public health, taxpayer dollars, and national security by preventing the construction of expensive, dirty, and dangerous new nuclear reactors.

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Latest News & Events

  • Harrisburg PSR Public Meeting
    September 10, 2014

    Featuring speaker Marge VanCleef, an educator and activist from Philadelphia, speaking on the topic "Military and Non-military use of Drones".

  • Harrisburg PSR Annual Banquet
    October 8, 2014

    The Harrisburg/Hershey chapter's annual banquet, featuring keynote speaker Robert K. Musil, PhD, MPH, President and CEO of The Rachel Carson Council and Past Executive Director of PSR (1992-2006), speaking on the topic "David vs. Goliath: How Civilization Can Make Good Things Happen".

Action Alerts

  • Reduce Carbon Pollution -- Support a Strong EPA Rule

    Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, Physicians for Social Responsibility works to protect humanity from the gravest threats to health and survival. Right now, you can make a difference by registering your comments on the EPA's new Clean Power rule to limit carbon from existing coal-burning power plants. Just click the button to get started.

  • Let Diplomacy Work with Iran!

    Please tell your representative and senators to resist Congressional meddling with crucial negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.

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Resources

  • Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit

    The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user-friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. Read more »

  • Thank You for supporting us in 2012!

    In 2012, we saw members and chapters across the country work together to make a difference. Watch this video to see some of the scenes from our expert tours, testimony, Facebook chats and media outreach. Read more »

Contact

Robert Little, MD
4621 Tarryton Road
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17109
717-497-9282 (o)