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Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet
by Dr. Alan Lockwood

Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.

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Current Events

Recent SPSR Events


Prescription for a Healthy and Secure Planet

The 2009 SPSR Conference took place Friday, Saturday and Sunday April 3-5, 2009 in New York City at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine

2008 Think Outside the Bomb Conference
Laicie attended the 2008 Think Outside the Bomb Conference in Boston on behalf of SPSR.  Speakers included Arjun Makhijani, Joseph Gerson and John Burroughs.  Learn more about the Think Outside the Bomb Conference here.

AMSA Pre-Conference
On March 12th, the Medical Alliance to Stop Global Warming, a collaboration of SPSR and the American Medical Student Association, led a workshop on Climate Change and Human Health at the AMSA National Convention Pre-Conference.

Focus the Nation
Many SPSR Chapters hosted events to support this national day of action on global warming! 

IPPNW World Congress 2008 - March 7th - March 8th, New Delhi

  • In 2008, a delegation of five SPSR members travelled around the world to attend the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW - PSR's international affiliate) World Congress. Learn more about our participation in this conference here.

Power Shift Conference, 2007 - November 2nd - 5th, University of Maryland

  •   Read Amber's winning essay, a medical student who was funded by PSR to attend the 
      conference.  Read Amber's report here, or click here to view photos from this conference.

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Congratulations to the recipients of SPSR Mini-Grants:

Creighton SPSR Chapter: Healthy Families Project

Loyola SPSR Chapter: Climate Change and Human Health

Philadelphia-area SPSR Chapters: Gun Violence Advocacy/Lobby Day

Reviews will be posted online (anonymously) and published in our quarterly SPSR newsletter to inspire other students to action.


Are you a PSR member or chapter leader who would like your event to appear on our calendar?
Email us for directions on how to add events!

    Other ways to access the calendar:
  • iCal users: use this link to view SPSR events on your iCal.  Just right click the link and copy the link address.  Then, open iCal, select Subscribe under the Calendar heading and paste the link.
  • All web users: use this link to view the calendar on the web.
Page Updated October 1, 2009