The mission of the MEDA program is to provide academic and career mentorship for diverse trainees by facilitating connections with MEDA leaders through an online database (MEDA Mentors).  We will also provide personalized career development and create resources for community, support and advocacy.


  • Dr. Jessica Silva-Fisher – Director
  • Dr. Felicia Gomez – Assistant Director

Committee Chairs

  • Dr. Casey Katerndahl
  • Dr. Amber Griffin
  • Claudia Cabrera

To learn more about the MEDA program, please contact Jennifer Mosher at