February 23, 2012
Environmental Toxins and You
Patients and families are becoming more aware of the role of environmental toxins and health. There is also growing support among members of the public for the green hospital and outpatient clinic movement. Chicago PSR President Dr. Sarah Lovinger will participate in this panel discussion.
February 23, 2012
Social and Economic Injustices of Coal and Uranium
PSR Arizona will co-sponsor a University of Arizona based workshop on Social and Economic Injustices of Coal and Uranium mining/processing on lands of indigenous peoples.
February 22, 2012
Global Climate Change and Health: Best Practices for Mitigating the Effects and Impacting Policy
A free conference from the American College of Preventive Medicine featuring PSR board members Drs. Cindy Parker and Lynn Ringenberg.
February 18, 2012
Film Screening: Prisoners and Patriots
Meet filmmaker Neil Simon whose film documents the secret imprisonment of 17,000 Japanese Americans in Department of Justice camps preceding the later incarceration of the rest of the 120,000 West Coast Japanese Americans. Co-sponsored by PSR/Sacramento.
February 18, 2012
Disaster Preparedness: In the Wake of Fukushima
Dr. Jeffrey Patterson, Past President of Physicians for Social Responsibility, will address potential impacts on public health and safety of a nuclear Illinois, in the wake of Fukushima.
February 15, 2012
Seminar Series: Coal's Assault on Human Health
A teleconference discussion with PSR Board member Dr. Alan H. Lockwood on the growing body of medical evidence linking coal development to human health risks.
February 14, 2012
Love Me Rally
Join PSR Maine and the Alliance for a Clean & Healthy Maine at the state capitol on Valentine's Day for a fun event to get serious about getting toxic BPA out of kids' canned foods.
February 14, 2012 - February 17, 2012
Toxic Threat: Coal and your Health
Anchorage, Fairbanks, Palmer, and Homer, Alaska
A free lecture series with PSR Board member Alan Lockwood, MD.
February 12, 2012 - February 12, 2012
Join Us in Saying No to War on Iran
Please join Oregon PSR, Occupy Portland and others for a rally and march to raise your voice against a possible U.S. backed war on Iran.
February 11, 2012 - April 21, 2012
Austin Student Essay Contest
Essay contest for all Austin area high school students
February 11, 2012 - February 11, 2012
The Animals’ Lawsuit Against Humanity
Iowa Physicians for Social Responsibility will put on a dramatic puppet show based on the 10th Century Iraqi ecological fable The Animals’ Lawsuit Against Humanity, translated and adapted by Rabbi Anson Laytner in 2005.
February 10, 2012 - February 10, 2012
Registration for 4th Annual NW Environmental Health Conference is Now Closed
Registration is now closed for the 4th Annual NW Environmental Health Conference, scheduled for February 10th, 2012 in Portland.
February 8, 2012
Lunch Film Presentation: The Return of Navajo Boy
Join the Physicians for Social Responsibility & the Office of Outreach and Multicultural Affairs for a lunch film presentation ‘The Return of Navajo Boy’, a documentary on uranium contamination on the Navajo reservation. Featuring Navajo guest speaker Monica Yellowhair, PhD.
January 30, 2012
Fond Farewell and a Warm Welcome
Washington, District of Columbia
As the PSR Executive Director baton gets passed, we kindly invite you to share in the celebration of two extraordinary physicians dedicated to building a healthier, more peaceful world.
January 28, 2012 - March 4, 2012
TV Series: Designing Healthy Communities
A provocative new 4-hour television series airing on PBS. Host/Narrator Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, a board member of PSR-Los Angeles, looks at the impact our built environment has on key public health indices – obesity, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, cancer and depression.
January 26, 2012
Particles on the Wall Exhibit Opening Reception
Particles on the Wall (POTW) an exhibit of visual and literary works, science, and memorabilia exploring elements of the nuclear age, Hanford history, their thread through our lives, and their bearing on the Columbia River and natural world.
January 24, 2012
The State of the Union: PSR live chat on Facebook
As we shape our plans for 2012, we would like you to join us on our Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/psrnational) during the State of the Union Address to talk about your reactions during the speech.
January 20, 2012
What Rotarians Need to Know about Nuclear Weapons
San Carlos, California
PSR Board member and San Francisco Bay Area Steering Committee member Dr. Tom Newman will speak on nuclear weapons.
January 17, 2012
Public Participation in Florida Energy Policy
Local experts will discuss the latest controversy surrounding the proposed building of a nuclear power plant in Levy County, updates to the broken Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant and the cost recovery plan recently approved by the Florida Public Service Commission. Sponsored by PSR Tampa Bay.
January 13, 2012
Climate change and health: What you need to know
Grand Rounds featuring PSR's Dr. Tom Newman, Alameda County Medical Center.