Racial/Ethnic Minority Resources

UF COM Office of Diversity and Health Equity

The College of Medicine Office of Diversity & Health Equity is dedicated to promoting the health, safety, and success of individuals from groups that have historically been under-represented and/or under-resourced, in order to ensure a better future for all.
Eligibility: All

Donna M. Parker

Associate Dean for Diversity & Health Equity.
Eligibility: UF COM Students; House Staff; Faculty; Staff
Email: parkerd@ufl.edu

UF Multicultural and Diversity Affairs

UF Multicultural and Diversity Affairs is a department within the Division of Student Affairs. It provides a wide range of services, educational opportunities, learning, support, outreach, activities and engagement for students.
Eligibility: UF Students; House Staff; Faculty; Staff

Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives

The Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives (OGDI) is a function of the Graduate School dedicated to recruitment and retention of underrepresented graduate students.
Eligibility: Grad Students

Student National Medical Association

This organization is geared towards increasing diversity at the college of medicine as well as meeting the needs of minority students, all College of Medicine students are welcome to join.
Eligibility: UF COM Students

Muslim Medical Students Association

The Muslim Medical Students Association will provide a system of spiritual support, social activity, fellowship, and advocacy for Muslim students and non-Muslim students with an interest in Islam.
Eligibility: UF COM Students

Jewish Medical Student Association

Our mission is to educate medical students of all religions and cultures on how to work with Jews of all denominations in a variety of medical situations. In addition, we want to provide opportunities for medical students to participate in Jewish holidays and traditions in a social atmosphere.
Eligibility: UF COM Students

Immigrant Health and Advocacy Interest Group

The mission of the Immigrant Health & Advocacy Interest group is to create awareness of the unique challenges that a diverse population of immigrant and migrant families face and learn how as future providers, we can provide culturally and linguistically effective health care.
Eligibility: UF COM Students

Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association

The purpose of the Asian Pacific Americans Medical Students Association is to represent the Asian Pacific Americans within the health care community at University of Florida, to serve as a resource for information and a forum for discussion for issues relevant to Asian Pacific Americans in the field of medicine, to foster a sense of community within the student body and between students and faculty, and to promote community service opportunities for medical students.
Eligibility: UF COM Students

PMAP – Peer Mentoring Academic Program

Through peer-lead academic support, the goal of the Peer Mentoring Academic Program (PMAP) is to ease the transition to medical school.  We are a bunch of medical students at the University of Florida College of Medicine committed to helping other medical students with this new thrilling, exciting, and overwhelming academic environment.
Eligibility: Med Students
Email: tsablo@ufl.edu

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

All UF faculty are entitled to Free Membership with NCFDD, which provides access to resources and tools to promote faculty success. Sign up for an “institutional account” at the website below.
Eligibility: Faculty
Fee: no