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

Urgent! No environment poison pills in the debt ceiling!

The debt limit deal backed by President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy includes not one but two poison pills for the environment. Act now!

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PSR Executive Director Search

PSR recently launched a search for our next Executive Director. This is a unique opportunity to assume a leadership role in an organization with a 62-year history of working to abolish nuclear weapons and a 26-year history of working to protect human health from the grave threats of climate change.

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Teach Your Patients the Dangers of Gas Stoves: Free CME Webinar

This month, PSR’s My Green Doctor offers a free 1-hour CME webinar and a short article that you can share with your patients.

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PSR Infographic Campaign Against Southwest Gas

PSR has released a series of infographics illustrating the health and environmental risks associated with gas stoves.

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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 New Mexico

PSR’s latest report on toxic PFAS chemicals in fracking spotlights New Mexico. Eighty percent of state residents get their drinking water from groundwater, making these “forever” chemicals particularly risky.

Upcoming Events

June 13


Media training from National PSR and Sunstone Strategies focusing on communicating the health risks of gas stoves.

Building Decarbonization 101 and Environmental Justice Solutions

May 31 @ 7:00 pm PDT

PSR-Los Angeles invites you to a Building Decarbonization 101 and Environmental Justice Solutions training.

Growing Support for Nuclear Abolition

May 31 @ 8:00 pm EDT

Please join Back from the Brink and Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) to discuss H. Res. 77 — and what you can do to get more members of Congress to make diplomacy, arms control and nuclear abolition a priority.

GBPSR Monthly Meeting

June 5 @ 7:00 pm EDT

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. 

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