National Primary Care Week Event Ideas
PCP and AMSA Programming and Evaluation team members have created toolkits that you can use to run events at your school or in your community that focus on bringing people together across various stages of training and different fields of medicine, and can springboard to larger sustained movements at your institution. Possible events include speaker panels, town halls, and workshops.
Bringing Voices for Primary Care to Your Event
Want to help give primary care a voice? Click the link below to find out everything you need to know to incorporate our NPCW social marketing campaign into your event.
Below are several innovative NPCW programming tool-kits from the American Medical Student Association.
Event Ideas and Resources
Publicity Tips & How to Engage the Media
Tips for Planning Specific Events
We have a number of exciting, in-depth resources below that provide improve the image of primary care, increase mentorship opportunities, exposure participants to clinical innovation, and discuss reforms to medical education, including:
• Local Clinical Innovation Case Study Workshop
• Clinical Microsystems and Primary Care
• Identifying Innovation in Primary Care Residencies
• Primary Care: The Patient’s Perspective
• The Impact of Messaging About Primary Care
Tips for Event Organizers
No matter what kind of event you are planning for National Primary Care Week, there are important steps to take before, during, and after your event to ensure success. Below are just a few pearls of wisdom about how to conceive and carry out events during NPCW.
Before Your Event
- 5 Ways to Write a Better Email
- The Importance of Roles
- How to Get Turn-Out
- Practice, then Practice Again
During Your Event
- Use a “Show of Hands” Icebreaker
- Stick Around After the Event
After Your Event