AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title AMSA shadowing week
Project type(s) Social Event
Date completed 02/2006
Chapter Ohio University COM
Project Coordinator Paul Levy
Summary of project OUCOM AMSA and OU AMSA paired up undergrad students with medical students for a medical student shadowing experience. Undergrad students were given tours of the medical campus, toured the gross and micro labs, and were invited to sit in on lectures.

Content area Other
Number of participants 31
Participant hours involved 124 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost FREE
Project funding
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Discussions at chapter meetings
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
3
Lessons/suggestions Even though I attended 2 of the OU AMSA meetings, promoted the event and made email contact with all involved parties, communication was poor and many of the students did not return contact with their medical student mentors.