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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

PFAS: Toxic Chemicals To Understand & Avoid

This month, PSR’s My Green Doctor explains why PFAS are important and how your patients can avoid them.

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The PSR 2022 Virtual Gala Is a Success!

On November 15, PSR held our virtual annual gala, featuring guest speaker Anna Ikeda and a special Q and A with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, moderated by Dr. Natasha DeJarnett.

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First stop on the #DemandAccess tour + more campaign updates!

On November 8, PSR’s #DemandAccess campaign had its first #DemandAccess tour stop in Boston, Massachusetts.

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PSR’s Virtual Gala Is This Tuesday!

It’s not too late to get YOUR ticket for our Virtual Gala this Tuesday, November 15th from 6-7:30pm ET.

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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 Ohio

PSR's latest report reveals use of toxic PFAS chemicals in Ohio oil and gas wells. Read what happened, and what states can do to prevent use of these "forever" chemicals.

Upcoming Events

Dec 13


Location: Virtual

PSR Board Member and psychiatrist Lise Van Susteren, MD will discuss the mental health impacts of climate change, ethical behavior in the midst of the climate crisis, and key actions we all can take right now as health care practitioners.

Back from the Brink Virtual Open House

December 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm EST

This 75 minute Open House will include time for break-out sessions with different focuses depending on your interest and whether you are attending as an individual or a representative of an endorsing or interested organization.

From the Freeze to Back from the Brink

December 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST

Join Pioneer Valley PSR to celebrate the Back from the Brink campaign’s accomplishments, learn about the campaign’s plans for 2023 and how you can get involved, and help honor four Western Massachusetts leaders who have played a major role in advancing the campaign and the cause of nuclear disarmament.

GBPSR Monthly Meeting

December 5 @ 7:00 pm EST

Greater Boston PSR’s monthly meeting – open to all.

Get Involved

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