AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Patient Panel for Global AIDS week of Action
Project type(s) Community Service,Speaker
Date completed 03/2007
Chapter Drexel University COM
Project Coordinator Suresh Misra
Summary of project Concluding a week of HIV/AIDS awareness and education activities, we had 3 HIV positive patients from the Philadelphia are speak about their experiences accessing care and living with HIV. Our panel was moderated by Drexel's own Dr. Rosemary Harris.

Content area HIV/AIDS
Number of participants 60
Participant hours involved 60 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $100
Project funding Local chapter funds,Medical school funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Class e-mail listserves and flyers
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions The panel was great! Hearing from patients what it is like to live with HIV from day-to-day was a fantastic addition to Global AIDS week of Action. Getting the panel together itself was rather stressful, though, and if we were to do it again, I would rea