AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title AMSA PharmFREE Day Presentation and "No Free Lunch" Free Lunch
Project type(s) Other
Date completed 01/2006
Chapter University of Nevada SOM
Project Coordinator Nic Garol
Summary of project Collected branded pharmaceutical paraphernalia in exchange for spiffy AMSA PharmFREE pens. Introduced film, with some information about current Rx issues (money spent/year/doctor, etc.). Showed documentary film "Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety" about current pharmaceutical tactics.

Content area Pharmaceutical Issues
Number of participants 24
Participant hours involved 24 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $85
Project funding Local chapter funds,Medical school funds,Donation
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Email over class list serves. Flier/sign-up sheets on classroom doors
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions We accomplished what we set out to do, give some introductory information and show the film. The turn out (about 1/4 students from each class attended) was about as expected, despite the offer of free lunch.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Good film for the subject.