It’s less than 30 days before the IPPNW International Peace Bike Tour and 21st World Congress! Michelle and Kami need your help to get to Kazakhstan.Read more »
Student PSR had a successful Meet-Up last month in Iowa. Students from across the country studying medicine, public health, and nursing came together to build their advocacy skills, learn from the experts about nuclear weapons and global climate change, and more. Check out photos and the report here.
PSR leaders from across the country met in Iowa, home of the third largest wind capacity in the country, providing 27.4% of its electrical capacity. PSR students were energized by the tour of the wind facility and the LEED certified library with roof top garden for water filtration and cooling. Students learned how to take action on PSR issues including climate change. See pictures of the event and our new information on Climate Change as a health issue.
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!Learn more »
SPSR's Nuclear Weapons Program aims towards promoting peace and nuclear abolition. Click here to read on for updates and resources.More on Nuclear Weapons »
SPSR asserts a strong medical voice through education and advocacy to slow, stop, and reverse global warming and toxic degradation of the environment. Read more.More on Environment & Health »
Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, SPSR seeks to protect human life wordwide from the impact of social injustice and structural violence.More on Social Justice »
Twenty-four brave, young activists, representing 10 countries, will cycle through Kazakhstan to show their solidarity with the victims and survivors of nuclear weapons, nuclear testing, uranium mining, nuclear energy and nuclear accidents in the past 70 years. Read more »
A letter on what we can do to help the environment, by Cindy Nguyen, Thanhnga Doan, Manjari Pedapudi, Camille Imbo and Jennifer Le, Student Physicians for Social Responsibility, USF College of Medicine.Source: Tampa Bay Times
An op-ed by UI student and Iowa PSR intern Julia Sanabria.Source: The Daily Iowan
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.
Support Student PSR members, Kami Veltri & Michelle Gin, as U.S. Ambassadors to the IPPNW 21st World Congress & International Peace Bike Tour in Kazakhstan. Make a donation now to assist in their endeavor as voices for a nuclear weapons-free world.
Please voice your support for a strong, health-protective rule by submitting your comment to the EPA today.
Please tell your representative and senators to resist Congressional meddling with crucial negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.
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 »
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 »