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

Take Action to Stop Dangerous Climate Legislation

The House of Representatives’ H.R. 1 is the worst climate legislation we have seen in years. Please ask your representative to vote NO on H.R. 1 – today!

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Thousands of pounds of “forever chemicals” have been injected into Texas oil and gas wells, study finds

PSR’s new Fracking with Forever Chemicals in Texas report resulted in proposed legislation calling for a state-sponsored study on PFAS use in fracking. 

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A Fond Farewell

My final day as PSR’s Executive Director was March 24th. In a few weeks I will begin a new professional chapter, as President and CEO of Clean Water Action and the Clean Water Fund. 

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PSR’s new project: Centering our humanity in the nuclear weapons abolition movement

PSR has joined up with other anti-nuclear and anti-racist organizations and experts for a new project called Notes from the Edge of Society that seeks to center the full spectrum of human impacts that nuclear weapons cause.

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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

First Year of the Russian War in Ukraine: Humanitarian Impacts

PSR report compiling the humanitarian impacts that the Russian War has had this past year in Ukraine.


Apr 26-30


The next IPPNW World Congress will take place in Mombasa, Kenya, April 26-30, 2023.

GBPSR Monthly Meeting

April 3 @ 7:00 pm EDT

Greater Boston PSR Monthly Meeting — open to all.

Cutting through the Chatter: Gender Matters in the Atomic Age

April 3 @ 7:00 pm EDT

Mary Olson, founder and director of the Gender and Radiation Impact Project (GRIP), will speak on progress on nuclear weapons abolition and her work highlighting disparate impacts on female A-bomb survivors.

Induction Cooking Workshop

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
1000 Fillmore Road
State College, PA 16803 United States

Are you interested in decarbonizing buildings by converting your gas kitchen to induction cooking equipment? Join PSR Pennsylvania for this in-person workshop!

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