We are pleased to announce that Brian Campbell, PhD, has accepted the offer to serve as PSR’s next Executive Director, effective November 1, 2023.
As advocates for health and well-being, we call for immediate international attention and humanitarian intervention to ensure the swift delivery of essential supplies, including fuel and medicines, to Gaza.
The new report, by Physicians for Social Responsibility, details the risks from injecting PFAS into Pennsylvania’s oil and gas wells, as well as risks from the disposal of millions of tons of liquid and solid waste associated with the wells.
Letter from Pennsylvania health and environment groups to state officials urging a ban on the use of PFAS in fracking.
The violence in the region, coupled with Israel’s possession of a nuclear arsenal, presents a precarious situation with profound implications.
Physicians for Social Responsibility is deeply disappointed in the EPA’s decision to delay updating the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Ozone.
Over 100 medical journals issued a resounding call for immediate action — drafted by IPPNW — to mitigate the escalating threat of nuclear war and accelerate the elimination of nuclear weapons.
PSR firmly opposes this transfer and the use of indiscriminate weapons by any country, regardless of combat circumstances. These weapons are inconsistent with public health and international law.
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.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a set of proposed rules that would curb emissions of carbon pollution from new and existing coal and gas plants. Read our statement.
Op-ed in The Hill by PSR board member Dr. Robert Dodge on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the Hiroshima-Nagasaki bombings.
Op-ed in Common Dreams by Dr. Robert Dodge, PSR-Los Angeles and National PSR board member.
Letter to the editor in the Seattle Times by PSR member and family doctor Chris Covert-Bowlds, MD.
Op-ed in OtherWords by PSR Media Relations Manager Olivia Alperstein on the 74th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.
Mark Vossler, MD, Washington PSR, writes in Washington State Medical Association Reports on climate change and heart health.
This article in Washington State Medical Association Reports on the public health impacts of climate change features quotes by Dr. Annemarie Dooley, Dr. Chris Covert-Bowlds, and Dr. Russell Maier, Washington PSR.
Commentary in the Journal of the San Francisco Marin Medical Society by Robert Gould, MD, San Francisco Bay Area PSR.
Op-ed in OtherWords from PSR Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb on how fracking harms health.
Commentary from Drs. Robert Peter Gale and David G. Nathan in The ASCO Post on the public health threat of nuclear war and the history of PSR and IPPNW’s work.
Video interview with PSR board member Dr. Ira Helfand on nuclear weapons, from Pressenza.