AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title How We Are Building Tomorrow
Project type(s) Speaker
Date completed 11/28/2006
Chapter University of Virginia SOM
Project Coordinator Jason Franasiak
Summary of project UVA SOM's AMSA chapter invited the UVA Campus Director and Founder of Building Tomorrow: Destination Kampala to come and speak about the organization and how medical students can get involved. The organization seeks to raise funds and awareness to build schools in Kampala, Uganda for vulnerable children impacted by HIV/AIDS. The emphasis was placed on the fact that we do not need to wait until we have an M.D. behind our names to begin doing work to affect international health issues.

Content area HIV/AIDS
Number of participants 35
Participant hours involved 35 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $75
Project funding Medical school funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Advertised via school list-serv and flyering.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
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