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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.

Upcoming and Recent Events

  • September 14, 2014

    Austin, Texas

    Board Meeting September 14, 2014
  • May 18, 2014

    Austin, Texas

    Board Meeting May 18, 2014
  • March 23, 2014

    Austin, Texas

    Board Meeting Mar. 23, 2014
  • January 12, 2014

    Austin, Texas

    Board Meeting Jan. 12,2014
  • November 19, 2013
    Webinar: Health Impacts of Coal

    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.

  • November 9, 2013

    Austin, Texas

    10th 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.

  • September 8, 2013

    Austin, Texas

    Austin PSR Board Meeting - Sept. 2013
  • May 5, 2013

    Austin, Texas

    Austin PSR Board Meeting - May 2013
  • April 20, 2013 - April 25, 2013

    Austin, Texas

    Austin Earth Day Festival
  • March 20, 2013

    Austin, Texas

    Lobby 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!

  • March 3, 2013

    Austin, Texas

    Austin PSR Board Meeting - March 2013
  • January 6, 2013

    Austin, Texas

    Austin PSR Board Meeting - Jan. 2013
  • October 16, 2012

    Austin, Texas

    Campfire 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.

  • October 16, 2012 - October 16, 2012

    Austin , Texas

    Campfire 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.

  • October 3, 2012

    Austin, Texas

    Austin 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.

  • September 24, 2012

    New York City, New York

    PSR Peace and Security Event

    Join PSR founder Dr. Vic Sidel for a Peace and Security event in New York City.

  • September 23, 2012

    Austin, Texas

    Fall Board Meeting

    All members are welcome to attend our next board meeting, September 23, 3-5pm. Email for additional details.

  • July 12, 2012
    Implementing Healthy Beverage Policies in Hospitals

    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.

  • February 11, 2012 - April 21, 2012

    Austin, Texas

    Austin Student Essay Contest

    Essay contest for all Austin area high school students