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Physicians for Social Responsibility
Sacramento Chapter


Welcome to the PSR/Sacramento Website

PSR/Sacramento is a non-profit, educational organization of health
care professionals and other concerned citizens committed to the following goals:

  • Eliminating nuclear weapons and promoting alternatives to war and militarism as a means of resolving international conflict and preventing terrorism (see the Nuclear Weapons, War, and Militarism page for information about our “1,000 Call Campaign” to help rid the world of nuclear weapons)
  • Protecting the environment and reducing man-made contributions to global warming.
  • Promoting social justice, both locally and globally.
  • Curbing the epidemic of interpersonal violence, including gun violence, that afflicts our society (please see the Gun Violence Prevention page)
  • Ensuring universal access to affordable medical care

The Sacramento Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility is pleased to announce the opening of its 2019 High School Scholarship Essay Contest, open to high school seniors in Sacramento and surrounding counties (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, San Joaquin, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, or Yuba). A total of $15,000 in scholarships will be awarded.

The prompt for the 2019 High School Scholarship Essay Contest is the following statement by President Barack Obama:

“We are the first generation to feel the effect of climate change and the last generation who can do something about it.”

The deadline for students to enter the contest was Saturday, March 23. Click on this link to make reservations to attend the essay contest finals dinner on Sunday, May 5, at which the 10 student finalists will present their essays orally and a distinguished panel of judges will choose the first, second, and third place winners. For details concerning the dinner, see the Upcoming Events page of this website.