AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title PharmFree...the way to be
Project type(s) Speaker
Date completed 08/2007
Chapter University of Missouri - Kansas City SOM
Project Coordinator Farheen Qurashi
Summary of project US Senator Claire McCaskill spoke on her upcoming legislation supportive of AMSA's PharmFree initiative. A locally renowned physician spoke on his own feelings and work towards PharmFree and the future of PharmFree area. AMSA officers gave background at PharmFree at the beginning of the hour.

Content area Pharmaceutical Issues
Number of participants 5
Participant hours involved 20 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $100
Project funding Medical school funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Email, flyers, TV screens - everything really helped, but mostly word-of-mouth
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions Advertising is KEY. Make sure students attend. Contact AMSA PR to help you with getting media.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments A lot easier to do than I thought. National AMSA was SO helpful and I thank them for it. Great way to get AMSA's name out there!