AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title First Annual Medical School Fair
Project type(s) Fundraiser,School Service,Recruitment
Date completed 02/2008
Chapter University of Iowa
Project Coordinator Jim Curry
Summary of project A tabled fund raising event to bring medical school representatives to the University of Iowa community, and let premedical or prehealth students see the availability and diversity of medical schools.

Content area Health Fair
Number of participants 8
Participant hours involved 25 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $400
Project funding Other grant,Admission/participant charge
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Dorm fliers, bus posters, the campus newspaper, emails and facebook event.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
2
Lessons/suggestions Schools should be notified and able to register well in advance. Contact school admissions offices- NOT Deans. Give multiple ways of registration, and set clear deadlines for all parts of event. Do not be afraid of asking certain schools, just take all th

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Start early and plan ahead. Schools often budget far in advance for these kinds of events. That's why allowing medical students to apply for funds can help in the long run. The more publicity and student turn out that you can show, the better. Schools wil