We Must Prevent

What We Cannot Cure

Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, we work to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival.


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Nuclear Weapons Abolition

PSR's Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program amplifies the health professional voice to increase and broaden grassroots support for nuclear weapons abolition.


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Environment & Health

PSR's Environment and Health Program amplifies the voices of health professionals to advocate for strong action to avert catastrophic climate change and promote clean, healthy, safe energy.

Recent News

Contact Your Rep: Fair funding for environment & health!

The House is set to vote on environmental funding for 2025. Contact your Representative and tell them to invest in our health and climate!

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Tell Congress: Defend our climate!

We’ve made significant progress fighting climate change through the Inflation Reduction Act and EPA rules. Tell your Members of Congress to defend these policies!

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Supreme Court Decision to Overturn ‘Chevron Deference’ Threatens to Disrupt Public Healthcare System

Today’s ruling will cause significant disruption to publicly funded health insurance programs, to the stability of this country’s healthcare and food and drug review systems, and to the health and well-being of patients.

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We Need Your Help

PSR advocates on the issues you care about by addressing the dangers that threaten communities, using our medical and public health expertise to prevent nuclear war and proliferation, reverse our trajectory towards climate change, protect the public from the harms of fracking and expand clean, renewable energy.

Featured Report

Fracking with “Forever Chemicals” in West Virginia

Information unearthed and analyzed by PSR shows that since 2013, oil and gas companies have hydraulically fractured or "fracked" some West Virginia natural gas wells with a class of extremely toxic and persistent chemicals known as PFAS.

Upcoming Events

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Aug 6 & 9


PSR chapters and partner groups are holding commemorations around the country and online in honor of those lost in the Hiroshima & Nagasaki bombings.

GBPSR Summer Cookout & Fundraiser

July 21 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Goddard Ave & Newton St.
Brookline, MA 02445 United States

Join Greater Boston PSR for a summer cookout at Larz Anderson Park in Brookline.

Building Electrification: New Studies, Advocacy, and How to Electrify Your Home

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

Join SF Bay PSR to learn about new research, upcoming regulations on new water and space heaters, how to protect your family, electrify your home, and advocate for a just transition to all-electric homes in California and beyond.

Film Screening: Silent Fallout

July 27 @ 1:00 pm EDT
8000 York Rd
Towson, MD 21252 United States

Chesapeake PSR President Dr. Gwen Dubois will join an expert panel at a screening of the film Silent Fallout.

Get Involved

PSR has local chapters throughout the United States. Find your local chapter to see how you can help your community.