AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title AMSA-Health Policy Elective
Project type(s) Speaker,Other
Date completed 05/01/2007
Chapter UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Project Coordinator Stephen Hendriksen, Francesca Khani
Summary of project Students can receive credit for this elective if they attend 6 of the lectures/events. This elective aims to build medical students' ability to participate in political discussion and reform by providing information about the United States health care system including history, comparisons to other countries, and prospects for reform.

Content area Universal Healthcare
Number of participants 25
Participant hours involved 6 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost 350
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Emails, announcements in class, providing lunch during talks is always helpful
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions A faculty advisor who is knowledgable about health policy and has contacts for speakers is very helpful.