College of Medicine FAAC-DEI: Goals & Objectives


It is the vision of the University of Illinois College of Medicine to achieve a diverse and world-class faculty.


To create an institutional climate and environment in which the faculty and its leadership reflect the gender and ethnic profile of the College of Medicine’s student body in order to achieve excellence in research, teaching, and patient care, so that the College of Medicine attracts and retains a world-class and diverse faculty.


To realize this mission the Faculty Academic Advancement Committee’s initiatives include:

  • Career development workshops
  • Constituency building
  • Data gathering & dissemination
  • Policy and program advocacy
  • Support for women and minority faculty leadership


Memoona Hasnain, MD, MHPE, PhD

Memoona Hasnain, MD, MHPE, PhD Professor and Interim Head of Family Medicine