AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Ronald Mc Donald House
Project type(s) Community Service
Date completed 01/2004
Chapter University of California, Los Angeles Premed
Project Coordinator Elisabeth Berger
Summary of project A group of premeds from our chapter collaborated in bringing a hot meal to the local Ronald Mc Donald House, along with a number of donations for the House, games, read-a-longs, a pinata and face-painting.

Content area Wellness/Well-Being
Number of participants 40
Participant hours involved 50 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $150
Project funding Admission/participant charge
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Simply by email within the AMSA membership.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions More member participation would have been great. The timing wasn't convinient because of midterms. Also, pot luck dinners are better than bought dinners.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Supporting the patients and their families in the House was a major goal, but another important goal was to begin to bring premed students into contact with patients and their families, even in only in a playful setting. Many premeds don't realize that si