AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Suture Clinic
Project type(s) Social Event,Speaker,Other
Date completed 11/2009
Chapter University of California, Berkeley
Project Coordinator Negar Foolad
Summary of project UCSF medical students were invited to the UC Berkeley campus and taught pre-med students how to suture!

Content area N/A
Number of participants 50
Participant hours involved 2 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles Contacted the UCSF med students and our advisor from UCSF and made sure they could attend. I coordinated the supplies and the time and how the event would be set up.
Coordinator hours 8 hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $7
Project funding Other grant
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations: The suturing supplies were donated by our advisor and I purchased sponges from Target. I need to be reimbursed.
Project advertising Through emailing the listserve. It definitely worked
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions Maybe had the students rotate because it seemed like each medical student was doing their own typed of suturing.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments It was a really fun hands on event and it was beneficial to the members!