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  • "Stunning" win at Standing Rock

    There was heartening news from Standing Rock, ND: The Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would seek an alternative route for the Dakota Access Pipeline. Their decision represents a huge win for the Lakota people and their supporters, who rallied by the thousands (including some PSR leaders) to protect Lakota sacred lands and water. However, it is not a defeat of the pipeline.

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  • Student PSR 2015-16 materials and resources

    Are you starting a new student chapter? Seeking activity ideas for your chapter? Want to find a chapter in your area? Bookmark this link for updated materials.

  • Couldn't make it to the 2015 Student PSR National Leadership Conference?

    Find materials, photos, and the report here.

  • Student Bike Tour in Kazakhstan Raises Awareness about Nuclear Tests

    PSR Student Organizer Michelle Gin reports back from the amazing bike tour in Kazakhstan, supported by PSR members. The shocking story of radiation exposure and information cover-up was countered by the warm, welcoming embrace of Kazakhstanis and their desire to tell their stories.

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  • It's time to ban nuclear weapons.
    Posted by Kami Veltri, MS-1 on December 5, 2014

    Four months ago, I was traveling across the Kazakh steppe by plane, train and bike with fellow students and young physicians from around the world. Two weeks ago, I was watching a 1987 documentary with fellow Washingtonians at our local Busboys and Poets, a community center for social transformation and delicious eats. Read more »

Latest News & Events

  • Work to protect the environment
    April 18, 2014

    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
  • 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.

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