The American Medical Student Association Foundation conducted an evaluation of the 1999 National Primary Care Week. The Association is an independent national organization that represents nearly 30,000 physicians-in-training.
National Primary Care Week educates students and others about primary care, and encourages students to pursue this discipline.
The evaluation included the following key findings:
Project staff recommended that student leaders work more closely with the nursing profession and state governors' offices to increase the visibility of National Primary Care Week.