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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.

HWCOM Faculty Distribution by Gender


FIU College of Medicine (FIU HWCOM) vs. Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)


Women in Medicine