AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title AMSA Pharm-Free Day: Counterdetailing
Project type(s) Other
Date completed 01/2006
Chapter University of South Carolina SOM
Project Coordinator Alice Teich
Summary of project A group of interested students met with a faculty member to discuss strategies for counterdetailing to other physicians, and put those strategies to the test

Content area Pharmaceutical Issues
Number of participants 5
Participant hours involved 4 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost zero
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising E-mail, flyers
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions Better scheduling, more speakers to emphasize the issue

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments This was our first crack at pharm-free initiatives and we would recommend other chapters educate their members of pharm issues to generate interest in pursuing the counterdetailing project