Advocates for Females in Research and Medicine (AFFIRM) is a group of MD/PhD students with the goal of educating members about inequalities women in research and medicine face and generating educational and networking experiences for students to help overcome these obstacles.

We host the following events yearly:

  • Annual seminar speaker
  • Career panels
  • Dinner with physician-scientists
  • Undergraduate peer mentorship
  • Seasonal social events



If you would like to learn more about AFFIRM, please email