A Look Back At 2007: Policy Work With The California Medical Association

January 14, 2008

A quick look back to 2007 reveals significant success by our chapter in getting two important resolutions through the California Medical Association (CMA). Along with Lucy Crain, MD, Chapter President Robert Gould, MD authored “Modern Chemicals Policy,” a resolution which addresses the burgeoning scientific literature on the effects of industrial chemicals on public health.The resolution…

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Health Network for Clean Air luncheon meeting next week in Sacramento

January 11, 2008

Wednesday, January 16th at the Lung Association headquarters.11:45-1:45. James Goldstene: Executive Director of CARB will make a presentation about California’s challenges in reducing greenhouse gases – and how health/medical organizations and health/medical professionals can help move this issue forward. Nidia Bautista: from Coalition for Clean Air will discuss the on-road truck rule to reduce diesel…

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SF Bay PSR Steering Committee Members To Serve As Faculty For ‘Health And The Environment’ Course At UCSF

January 3, 2008

The course will meet for five 2-hour sessions throughout the winter quarter beginning January 16th. It has been designed to introduce health care students to a range of issues in environmental health, including health effects of air and water pollution, chemical toxicants in consumer products, and ways that health care providers can intervene to prevent…

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SF Bay Area PSR Hires New Full-Time Executive Director

December 29, 2007

The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility is pleased to announce the selection of Evan Krasner, M.D. as our new full-time Executive Director. Dr. Krasner received his MD from the University of Maryland and trained in internal medicine in Chicago and North Carolina. After completing a program at Johns Hopkins in…

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SF Bay Area Chapter Initiates Blog

December 23, 2007

Welcome to the new weblog of the SF Bay Area Chapter of Physicians For Social Responsibility. This blog will be a forum for our organization to complement our website and keep our members and the community up to date on important issues, upcoming events, and our activities and accomplishments. You will also find thoughts and…

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