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 and has recruited over 150 health professional volunteers in the Bay Area to assist in its mission to increase diversity in the healthcare setting!