Medical Students for Gender and Sexuality Advancement

Faculty Co-Advisor: Shweta Akhouri, MD
Faculty Co-Advisor: Rheinchard Reyes, MD


To increase awareness among the FIU HWCOM student body of LGBTQ health concerns, and to improve the competency and ability of HWCOM students to provide high-quality medical services to LGBTQ patients.

  • To address an unmet medical need
  • To improve access and equity in healthcare
  • To train future physicians to provide the best possible services to patients


  • Clinical Experience for HWCOM students in LGBTQ health at Care Resource Healthcare
  • Hands-on training and workshops in LGBTQ health
  • Annual AIDS Walk Miami
  • Research Opportunities
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Partners and Resources:

Student Officers

Co-President: Anthony Membreno
Co-President: Grace King