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The mission of GLAAM (Gays, Lesbians, and Allies Advancing Medicine) at FSU COM is to provide support to LGBTQ students and the community in the following areas:

  • Education – increase student and public knowledge of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) healthcare concerns
  • Service – volunteer time to organizations committed to advancing the causes of the LGBT community
  • Advocacy – promote and campaign for equality in healthcare, employment, and family matters
  • Collaboration – work together with LGBT groups in other fields of study to further LGBT issues
  • Mentorship – offer support and mentoring to pre-medical students and LGBT youth
  • Social – provide entertaining events with a welcoming and safe environment for all participants