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Student Physicians for Social Responsibility

  • Student PSR Meet-Up: May 9-10

    Students, join fellow SPSR members to build lasting relationships, utilize advocacy skills for social change, learn from experts, effectively recruit new members, and learn how you could be part of the exciting opportunities in the upcoming year.

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  • Learn Advocacy Skills in PSR's Webinar Series

    It takes many skills to be an effective advocate. Student PSR is launching a 5-part skills building series of webinars and presentations to teach tools for activism! Please join us for the next webinar on fundraising on February 11th. View the presentations and support materials that were used in the AMSA leadership training and attend the webinars to be able to present this material to your own group!

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  • CUT the Bomb Worth Its Weight in Gold!

    Despite substantial budget constraints, there is a push in Congress to allocate $10 billion on a wasteful and dangerous program to upgrade our nuclear weapons arsenal. PSR members are calling on legislators to cut the nuclear weapons budget, focusing especially on the B61 nuclear bomb upgrade. Spread the word and let your Congressional representatives know that you oppose nuclear weapons spending

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  • Check Out PSR’s New Climate Change Flyer!

    Summarizing the health impacts of the ~1.4 degree average temperature increase over the past century, this great resource developed by PSR volunteers Bruni Estrada and Daniel Pizarro tells the basic story of climate change; from what is happening and how humans are causing it, to what we can do to turn the tide on the climate crisis.

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Latest Blog Post

  • Use Your Voice and Vote
    Posted by Mathias Pollock, MPH on November 5, 2012

    Tomorrow the United States will hold its 57th presidential election. And amidst all the arguing pollsters and pundits, the partisanship and polarization, there is a message that Republicans and Democrats alike can agree on… get out and vote. Read more »

Latest News & Events

  • Taking action on climate change
    March 3, 2014

    An op-ed by UI student and Iowa PSR intern Julia Sanabria.

    Source: The Daily Iowan
  • Florida PSR's Kids Klinic Serves Homeless Kids
    October 11, 2013

    SPSR established the Kids Klinic at a homeless shelter 5 years ago. Students had approached PSR mentor, Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, asking to work with homeless kids, since they get little exposure to pediatric patients their first 2 years of medical school.

  • Joel Charles: Carbon fee offers road map for future
    March 19, 2013

    Medical student PSR leader calls for a revenue-neutral fee on carbon to make fossil fuel price reflect true cost.

    Source: Lacrosse Tribune
  • Student PSR Meet-Up
    May 8, 2014

    Students, join fellow SPSR members to build lasting relationships, utilize advocacy skills for social change, learn from experts, effectively recruit new members, and learn how you could be part of the exciting opportunities in the upcoming year.

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Resources

  • Building Advocacy Skills

    It takes many skills to be an effective advocate. PSR has developed a 5-part webinar series to highlight strategies in each of the following areas with real-life examples. Read more »

  • 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 »

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