Mentoring in Medicine & Science, Inc. (MIMS) is a nonprofit organization operating in Oakland, California. Our mission is to increase the number of underrepresented health professionals through mentoring, career exposure, and leadership development.
In 2004, three physicians and an educator formed Mentoring in Medicine, Inc. (MIM) in New York, NY. Mentoring in Medicine & Science, Inc.(MIMS) was created using the shared mission of MIM to develop programs and outreach in Oakland, CA. Since its inception in March 2006, MIMS programs have impacted over 2000 students. MIMS has also recruited nearly 150 health professional volunteers in the Bay Area which include physicians from various specialties, dentists, physician’s assistants, public health advocates, researchers, nurses, pharmacists, physical/occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, respiratory therapists, psychologists, and audiologists.
About MIMS Learn about the staff, board and alumni currently working to increase workforce diversity in healthcare!