AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Perinatal Care Project
Project type(s) Community Service
Date completed 2001
Chapter University of Washington SOM
Project Coordinator Sandra Beirne and Sara Mazzoni
Summary of project Pair medical students with pregnant women in community in need of extra support during their pregnancy.

Content area N/A
Number of participants Pilot - 6; Fall 2002 - 25
Participant hours involved hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $1400
Project funding AMSA grant,Medical school funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising email, word of mouth
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions Expect this to take some time to set up, create strong community partners in clinics geographically close to school/where most students live, consider a pilot first to identify areas of weakness.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments This is a very rewarding, hands-on project that students here got VERY excited about, and has the potential to do great good for the health of your community!