The Power of Acceptance and Peace, with an Eye toward Syria

December 31, 2015

One of the hallmark values of Physicians for Social Responsibility is that, as health care providers, we take our values of health and healing, and apply them globally. We look at the planet, at our air, water and soil, and work to make it vibrant. We look at our nation’s policies, and work to make…

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Because of you, Callum went to DC!

November 25, 2015

Earlier this year, we asked you for a special donation to support SF Bay Area PSR’s Student Organizing work. So very many of you generously responded, allowing us to send our student organizer, Callum Rowe to an important organizing conference in Washington, DC. He shares his thoughts about the conference below.   Report back on Student…

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PSR in New England Journal of Medicine, followed by Important Statements and Victory!

November 25, 2015

We are pleased to announce the publication of an article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) that was authored by PSR Board Member (and current International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)Co-President Dr. Ira Helfand, and PSR co-founder Dr. Victor Sidel. The article, “Docs and Nukes – Still a Live Issue”…

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SF Bay Area PSR Hosts an Evening with Sandra Steingraber: California Fracking and Health

September 29, 2015

Reminder: Earlier this month, we were thrilled to invite our supporters and members of SF Bay Area PSR to an evening with acclaimed ecologist, activist, and author Sandra Steingraber, PhD. Please plan to join us! Dr. Steingraber will be speaking about climate change, ecology, and the links between human health and the environment. We’re honored…

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SF Bay Area Board Member Dr. Rohini Haar witnesses devastation in Syria

September 1, 2015

SF Bay Area PSR board member Dr. Rohini Haar recently returned from the Syria-Turkey border, where she saw first-hand the severe and horrific toll the Syrian Civil War is having upon the Syrian people, their infrastructure and their long-term prospects for prosperity and health. With hundreds of thousands dead, millions displaced and even more millions…

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The Latest News about Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration!

August 4, 2015

70 YEARS OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS – AT WHAT COST?  Daniel Ellsberg, A-bomb Survivor Takashi Tanemori, Country Joe McDonald to Headline Historic 70th Anniversary Hiroshima Commemoration, Protest & Nonviolent Direct Action at the Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab WHAT: Northern California peace advocates will mark the historic 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and…

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SF Bay Area PSR Board President speaks on Nuclear Power

July 30, 2015

On July 18, SF Bay Area PSR Board President Dr. Bob Gould represented PSR at the educational conference “Nuclear Power, Health and Safety, Labor and the Fight in Court,” part of the annual “Laborfest” activities held in San Francisco. Much of the conference dealt with dangers posed by nuclear power plants to workers and communities…

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70 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki – Join us on August 6th at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to End the Era of Nuclear Weapons

July 30, 2015

On the beautiful morning of August 6th, 70 years ago, citizens of Hiroshima, Japan, woke expecting a day like any other.  At 8:15, everything changed, forever, as the United States dropped the first atomic bomb ever on the city. When Japan refused to immediately surrender, the US dropped another bomb three days later, on Nagasaki. Those…

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