AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title AMSA and MEDIQS Coming Out Day Speaker
Project type(s) Speaker
Date completed 10/2005
Chapter University of Iowa Carver COM
Project Coordinator Lauren Hughes, Katie Imborek
Summary of project Iowa's AMSA chapter and our GLBT interest group invited Dr. Joe Freund, a gay physician from Des Moines, to speak to our student body in honor of Coming Out Week. Dr. Freund has returned twice to speak to our second-year medical school class as part of our curriculum.

Content area LGBT People in Medicine
Number of participants 2
Participant hours involved 10 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $50
Project funding Local chapter funds,Medical school funds
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Project advertising Considering that there were four other lunch meetings taking place this day, we managed to attract a crowd of about 35 students via e-mail, flyers, and class announcements.
PROJECT EVALUATION
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(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
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