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.Read more »
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 »
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 spendingMake a phone call today!
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.
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 »
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 »
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.
Medical student PSR leader calls for a revenue-neutral fee on carbon to make fossil fuel price reflect true cost.Source: Lacrosse Tribune
This webinar will assist you to identify ways to research and access your elected representatives and to outline a typical legislative visit and prepare participants to conduct a lobbying visit.
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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Tell President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. It poses too great a threat to survival and health.
Antibiotic resistance is a growing medical crisis. Join us in asking the FDA to strengthen its rule to curb antibiotic use in animal agriculture.
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 »