AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title "A Closer Walk" Documentary Film Showing
Project type(s) School Service
Date completed 12/2006
Chapter University of Illinois COM @ Chicago
Project Coordinator Jing Luo
Summary of project In commemoration of World AIDS Day (December 1st, 2006), UIC AMSA organized a film screening for medical students of "A Closer Walk." This documentary about AIDS features interviews from Kofi Annan, Paul Farmer, the Dalai Lama, and others.

Content area HIV/AIDS
Number of participants 50
Participant hours involved 1 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
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FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $80
Project funding Local chapter funds
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Project advertising By email to listservs and on lecture hall blackboards.
PROJECT EVALUATION
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(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions Free food is key. Medical students attend lunchtime discussions / film screenings whenever there is free food.