AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Art in Medicine exibitions
Project type(s) Social Event,Other
Date completed 04/2006
Chapter University of Kansas SOM
Project Coordinator Brian Hollenbeck
Summary of project A series of exibitions/ receptions from the Clendening Library collection that featured topics related to history and art within medicine. Some of the specific themes were "art in anatomy" and "quackery in medicine."

Content area Creative Expression
Number of participants 50
Participant hours involved 6 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $40
Project funding Donation
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Mass emails to the entire medical campus, and specific emails to attending and retired physicians who had previously expressed interest in the humanities in medicine. This method was pretty successful.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
3
Lessons/suggestions It was important to make this event open to the entire medical center campus. This encouraged dialouge between groups of people that had an interest in the humanities, but would not have had contact without this forum.