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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

Announcing the Opening of our 2022 PSR/Sacramento High School Scholarship Essay Contest

Our 2022 PSR/Sacramento High School Scholarship Essay Contest is now open to high school seniors in Sacramento and surrounding counties in Northern California, including Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tuolumne, Yolo, and Yuba. The prompt for this year’s contest, chosen by a vote of our members, is a statement written by the American journalist, William Greider, in his 1992 book, Who Will Tell the People: The Betrayal of American Democracy:

“Americans cannot teach democracy to the world until they restore their own.”

To enter the 2022 PSR/Sacramento High School Scholarship Essay Contest, students must submit an original essay of 500 words or fewer describing their thoughts about the above quotation. A total of $15,000 in scholarship money will be awarded this year to the 12 student winners. Click on this link to download a contest flyer. Full contest details and the online entry form are posted on the Scholarship Essay Contest page of the this website. The deadline for students to enter the contest is Saturday, March 19.