AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Designing Web Sites for Future Physicians
Project type(s) School Service,Speaker,Recruitment
Date completed 03/2005
Chapter SABA University SOM
Project Coordinator Sunny Aslam
Summary of project Medical students participated in a workshop on how to design their own web site for free. Software is also free (Netscape Composer). A handout was prepared so they had a guide for when thy deisn their own web site.

Content area Creative Expression
Number of participants 70
Participant hours involved 3 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $0
Project funding
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising We arranged with the medical informatics professor to teach during this time period.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions We attempted to get everyone in the computer lab to design their web site during the class, but this was not feasible on short notice. The software needed to be installed on all of the computers.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Interested chapters should be encourgaged to contact us or use www.geocities.com and Netscape Composer, both free, to start designing their own web sites. This is a huge educational and business advantage for physicians.