In the Spotlight

Gun Violence


Today, we honor all those killed
by gun violence by demanding
direct, concrete action. We ask
you to join us in this call.

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is one step closer to becoming a global commitment. Within days after the United Nations opened the Treaty up for signers on September 20, it received approval from more than the required 50 nations, initiating the 90-day countdown until it becomes a legally binding document.

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Pediatric Environmental Health web Toolkit (PEHT)

A vital resource for providers working with children has been updated, and contains recent evidence-based information about children's health. Our new PEHT is a free web app that can be used on your phone or computer and has been peer-reviewed by experts in the field.


Dangers to Farmworkers—Time to Ban Chlorpyrifos


It presents an immediate danger—chlorpyrifos poisoned a number of farmworkers in the Central Valley, which underscores why it’s crucial to keep the heat on the governor to ban this dangerous chemical. Go here to urge Gov. Brown to ban this harmful chemical!

Nuclear Arms at a Crossroads

For decades, fighting nuclear weapons has been the cornerstone of the work of SF Bay Area PSR. Our long-standing motto still stands, that prevention is the only cure. We stand for the complete abolition of nuclear arms, and the redirection of funds to support human needs, not weapons of death.

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Our Mission

Guided by the expertise of medicine and public health, SF Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival. Consequently, we promote public policies that protect human health from the threats of nuclear war and other weapons of mass destruction, global environmental degradation, climate change, the epidemic of gun violence, and other social injustices in our society today.

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