AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Primary Care Week
Project type(s) Speaker,Other
Date completed 11/2006
Chapter Tufts University SOM
Project Coordinator Yvonne Lee
Summary of project There were three parts to the week. We started by haveing Dr. Anthony Schlaff speak about disparities in primary health care. We next posted flyers describing health care diparities and related statistics. Lastly there was a panel of 4 members (Dean Harris Berman - MD/MPH, Dr. Wayne Altman, etc. speak on the primary care and the influence that health insurance will have on the future of medicine.

Content area National Primary Care Week
Number of participants 8
Participant hours involved 80 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost 250
Project funding Local chapter funds,Medical school funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Flyers, class emails, in class announcements.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
3
Lessons/suggestions Many of the students don't care as much about primary care or health disparities. We coordinated with the ACP for the first event and that packed the audience. However, advertising for the last event could have been better. Students seem to be attracte