Join our efforts to clean up dirty coal.
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.
PSR actively sponsors and particpates in events in its local communities in support of its mission.
Based in Texas's capital, the Austin chapter of PSR is very involved with events in the Austin area that are both local and state level. Please click on the links below to view current and past events.
Austin, TexasBoard Meeting September 14, 2014
Austin, TexasBoard Meeting May 18, 2014
Austin, TexasBoard Meeting Mar. 23, 2014
Austin, TexasBoard Meeting Jan. 12,2014
PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood will be presenting an overview of the life cycle of coal; from extraction to combustion and beyond for health professionals and those interested in public health issues. He will also discuss coal’s impact on air, water, climate change, as well as our economy. Finally, Dr. Lockwood will present examples of some of the myths that supporters of coal use and how we can refute these false claims.
Austin, Texas10th Anniversary Party
Bring your family and friends, and join us for drinks, appetizers, and great live music at the home of Dr. Elliot Trester. We'll have beverages and food on hand. However, this is a potluck, so feel free to wow the party-goers with your favorite beverage or food. Suggested donation of $20.00. All donations will directly enhance Texas PSR’s activities and mission.
Austin, TexasAustin PSR Board Meeting - Sept. 2013
Austin, TexasAustin PSR Board Meeting - May 2013
Austin, TexasAustin Earth Day Festival
Austin, TexasLobby Day Two-for-One
Please joins us for a day of advocacy at the Texas state Capitol. You can add your voice to raise awareness on environmental issues, and on increasing healthcare access for all Texans!
Austin, TexasAustin PSR Board Meeting - March 2013
Austin, TexasAustin PSR Board Meeting - Jan. 2013
Austin, TexasCampfire Reception to Welcome Dr. Peter Wilk
Please join the Camp Fire Board and Programs Advisory at a reception to meet and welcome Peter Wilk, MD, 2009-2011 Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility.
Austin , TexasCampfire Reception to Welcome Dr. Peter Wilk
Please join the Camp Fire Board and Programs Advisory at a reception to meet and welcome Peter Wilk, MD, National PSR Board Member.
Austin, TexasAustin PSR Presidential Debate and Desert Potluck
Join Austin PSR members to watch the presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. This debate will focus on domestic policy.
New York City, New YorkPSR Peace and Security Event
Join PSR founder Dr. Vic Sidel for a Peace and Security event in New York City.
Austin, TexasFall Board Meeting
All members are welcome to attend our next board meeting, September 23, 3-5pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.
By incorporating a healthy beverages program into a broader sustainable food policy, health care facilities can play an important role in promoting food choices that are beneficial for the health of their communities and the environment.
Austin, TexasAustin Student Essay Contest
Essay contest for all Austin area high school students