Greater Boston PSR

Speaking Up for Public Health

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.

Events

Sept 21

2024

Honoring Richard Clapp, D.Sc. and Elaine Scarry, Ph.D., with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Robert Jay Lifton, MD. There will be a performance by the Longwood Symphony Quartet.

GBPSR’s July Monthly Meeting

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Greater Boston PSR’s July Monthly Meeting Monday, July 8, 2024 7:00pm, via Zoom Open to All Contact Executive Director Anna Linakis for questions or to request the Zoom link. info@gbpsr.org

GBPSR’s September Monthly Meeting

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Greater Boston PSR’s September Monthly Meeting Monday, September 9, 2024 7:00pm, via Zoom Open to All Contact Executive Director Anna Linakis for questions or to request the Zoom link. info@gbpsr.org

GBPSR’s October Monthly Meeting

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Greater Boston PSR’s October Monthly Meeting Monday, October 7, 2024 7:00pm, via Zoom Open to All Contact Executive Director Anna Linakis for questions or to request the Zoom link. info@gbpsr.org

Recent News

Mombasa Appeal for peace and prevention of nuclear war

This statement was issued by IPPNW’s International Council and Board of Directors at the conclusion of the 23rd IPPNW World Congress in Mombasa, Kenya. Greater Boston PSR endorses the Mombasa…

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Sign Our Open Letter to AstraZeneca

We, as health and sustainability professionals and organizations concerned about the impact of the accelerating climate crisis on public health, are writing to AstraZeneca with a plea to make their Symbicort Turbuhaler dry powder inhaler (DPI) available in the United States as soon as possible.

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GBPSR’s statement on the war in the Middle East

At Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, we are appalled and saddened by the events of the past seven months in the Middle East, from the horrific attacks on October…

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How do trees and green spaces enhance our health?

Op-ed by Dr. Wynne Armand, GBPSR Board Member, in Harvard Health Publishing.

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Welcome to Greater Boston PSR

We are a group of over 1,800 health professionals and community members in Massachusetts whose mission is to raise public awareness about the two existential threats to human health: nuclear war and climate change.

OUR GOALS:

  • To inform the public and policy makers of the human health impacts of climate change and nuclear weapons
  • To promote local, state and federal action on these issues
  • To build coalitions with like minded groups to amplify this message

Issues

1,800

nuclear weapons are on high alert

Nuclear Weapons

As a physician-led advocacy group, we consider it our professional responsibility to inform the public and policy makers of the catastrophic human health impacts of nuclear weapons.

350k

deaths from air pollution in the U.S. each year

Climate Change

As a physician-led advocacy group, we consider it our professional responsibility to inform the public and our policy makers of the devastating human health impacts of the climate crisis.

On-Demand Webinars

CME Credits Available

Webinar Series

Climate & Nuclear Webinar Series

On-demand CME webinar series focusing on the connections between climate change, nuclear weapons, and nuclear power.

Connecting The Dots Flyer

Connecting the Dots: Air Pollution, Climate and Health

On-demand webinar designed for health professionals seeking in-depth understanding of the health sequelae of air pollution driven climate change.

CME Course

Nuclear Weapons: A Public Health Issue

1-hour CME Course available on demand. The focus of this course is to help educate medical professionals about the public health implications of nuclear weapons policy.

Greater Boston PSR is a physician-led group of health professionals and community members working to address  two of the existential threats to human health: nuclear war and climate change.