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Project title Military Medicine: is it right for you?
Project type(s) Speaker
Date completed 02/2006
Chapter University of California, Los Angeles Premed
Project Coordinator Elisabeth Berger
Summary of project We hosted US Army Medical Corps Recruiters, Dr. Anthony Johnson (orthopaedic surgeon), US Airforce ROTC, and US Army ROTC, to talk about what these different programs have to offer students who want to go into medicine and not have hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt on their back after graduating medical school. Also, they bring food and prizes! So its a very cheap meeting to put on!

Content area Military Medicine
Number of participants 30
Participant hours involved 35 hour(s)
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
Total project cost $0
Project funding
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Flyering, email, website, and announcements. These where moderately successful.
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
Lessons/suggestions The event was quite successful. There was a stronger attendance than expected, and many students stayed after the presentation to talk with the representatives and learn more. To make it better, i would have added time cut-offs for speakers so that all of