AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title R.O.S.E.: Rapid Obesity Screening and Education
Project type(s) Community Service,School Service
Date completed 02/2007
Chapter University at Buffalo SOM & Biomedical Sciences
Project Coordinator Basma Faris
Summary of project We designed and implemented a novel screening and education tool for weight management. A lecture format was used to teach this method to first year medical students in their Clinical Practice of Medicine course, and to Family Medicine Residents in a less formal setting

Content area Obesity
Number of participants 160
Participant hours involved 1 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $150
Project funding AMSA grant
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Advertising wasn't necessary as the lectures were included in the curricula
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions A standardized patient demonstration would be helpful

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments This method has not yet been validates. That is hopefully in the works for the future.