AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title LGBTI Health Matters
Project type(s) Speaker
Date completed 08/2007
Chapter Keck SOM of University of Southern California
Project Coordinator Patrick Hou
Summary of project This is was a well-promoted, lunch-providing discussion that was aimed at being an introduction to LGBTI health issues in America. Dr. Dennis Holmes introduced the LGBT alphabet soup and introduced health issues that affected the LGBTI community in general, as well as specific issues that affected each category.

Content area LGBT People in Medicine
Number of participants 55
Participant hours involved 1 hour(s)
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FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $80
Project funding Other grant
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Project advertising Flyering, emails. I feel like it worked since a good number of people showed up.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions We started about 15 minutes late because the MS1's did not show up on time. Though our speaker was good, he claimed not to be an expert in the area, so it would probably be better to have someone who works extensively with the LGBT community to give the t