Florida PSR held Peace Luncheon to commemorate Hiroshima and Nagasaki Aug 26, with around 50-60 medical and public health students.View photos »
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.
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.
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.
Submit your comment to protect drinking water and the climate from the dangerous impacts of coal export.
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 »