Pennsylvania Society for Biomedical Research (PSBR)

Program Category: Accepting Mentors, Fee Structure, Paid Program, Grade Level, 3 - 6, 7 - 8, 9 - 12, and K-2

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  • The Pennsylvania Society for Biomedical Research (PSBR) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit science education organization formed in 1990 by universities, medical schools, pharmaceutical firms, and professional societies to foster a better understanding of the benefits of biomedical research to human and animal health, as well as the necessity for the humane treatment of animals in such research. The goal of the PSBR is to educate the public, including students and teachers in grades K-16, about biomedical research and the vital role the responsible use of animals plays in improving the quality of both human and animal health. PSBR seeks to provide facts to permit individuals or the public to form independent opinions and conclusions about the necessity and benefits of utilizing animals in scientific research. Note: PSBR does not conduct medical research.

  • ORGANIZATION/PROGRAM

    Organization Name: Pennsylvania Society for Biomedical Research (PSBR)
    Organization Street Address: PSBR PO Box 1163
    Organization City, State, Zip: Camp Hill, PA 17001-1163
    Organization Phone Number: 717-731-3559
    Short Description of Organization:

    Pennsylvania Society for Biomedical Research (PSBR) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit science education organization formed in 1990 by universities, medical schools, pharmaceutical firms, and professional societies in Pennsylvania and Delaware to foster a better understanding of the benefits of biomedical research to human and animal health, as well as the necessity for the humane treatment of animals in such research.

    Program Street Address: N/A
    Philadelphia
    Pennsylvania
    Which one best describes your organization?: Non-Profit
    Which one best describes your program?: Site-based - stationary (students come to a site)
    Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: Yes
    Accepting Mentors: Yes

    CONTENT

    Is STEM the "core" of your program?: Yes
    Which type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Chemistry
    • Medicine and or Health
    • Other
    Which other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply):
    • Project-Based Learning
    • Workforce Development
    Does your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Do not Know

    LOCATION AND SHARING

    Where is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Center City
    • South Philadelphia
    • Southwest Philadelphia
    • West Philadelphia
    • Lower North Philadelphia
    • Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond
    • Roxborough-Manayunk
    • Germantown-Chestnut Hill
    • Olney-Oak Lane
    • Near Northeast Philadelphia
    When does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Summer
    • During school
    • Before school
    • After school

    PARTICIPANTS

    How many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: Over 2000 individuals
    How many hours/week does each child participate? Numbers can be estimates, and can be specific to a season or semester.: Between 2 and 5 hours per week
    Which ages/grades does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Kindergarten - 2nd grade
    • 3rd - 6th grade
    • 7th - 8th grade
    • 9th -12th grade
    Which gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Girls
    • Boys
    • Transgender and Gender Non Conforming
    Which ethnic/racial populations does your STEM program serve?:
    • African-American
    • Latino
    • Caucasian
    • Asian
    • Native American
    • Middle Eastern
    What percentage of your participants are eligible for free or reduced lunch? Percentages can be estimates.*: Do not know
    Who can participate in your STEM program?: Individuals and groups
    Can your STEM program accommodate youth with special needs?: Do not know

    FEE/FEE STRUCTURE

    Do participants need to pay for your STEM program?: Yes
    Is transportation to and from your program provided?: Other

    ADDITIONAL COMMENTS

    CATEGORIES

    Please select the applicable categories: Accepting Mentors, Fee Structure, Paid Program, Grade Level, 3 - 6, 7 - 8, 9 - 12, and K-2
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