Women in Medicine and Science

The mission of Office of Women in Medicine and Science is to ensure gender equity, promote the recruitment/retention of a diverse faculty of women, promote the recruitment/retention of diverse medical students; recognize women in science and medicine, and promote the career and leadership advancement of female faculty.


Goal 1: Promote an environment and institutional culture conducive to retaining female faculty.

Goal 2: Increase the number of women in all academic categories (clinical and basic sciences) over the next 5 years.

Goal 3: Promote the academic development of female medical students.

Goal 4: Encourage female FIU undergraduate students to enroll into STEM programs.