AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Global Health Week
Project type(s) Community Service,Fundraiser,School Service,Social Event,Speaker
Date completed 12/01/2009
Chapter UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Project Coordinator Peter Murr
Summary of project A week of global health-themed activities (all with food). Movie: Smile Pinki. Lecture about pediatric HIV. Lecture about international health policy. Global Health Fair poster presentation with Office of Global Health. Complementary and alternative medicine lecture. Motivational speaker. High school outreach event.

Content area Complementary/Alternative Medicine,Diversity in Medicine,Global,HIV/AIDS,Human Rights,Humanistic Medicine
Number of participants 150
Participant hours involved 120 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles 1 second year AMSA global health fellow, 2 first year AMSA global health fellows.
Coordinator hours 20 hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $1100
Project funding Local chapter funds,School funds,AMSA grant
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations: Many cosponsorships from other groups, some of AMSA's money, and a very generous $150 AMSA local project grant.
Project advertising Google calendar, large poster in common medical school area, word of mouth.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions Be sure there aren't other events scheduled... one other student group also scheduled an event during one of our events (we scheduled first!) and it split the attendance at each one.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Plan early! Get other people to help :)