1. For members of the institute to share a common, inter-disciplinary knowledge base to treat chronic pelvic, genital and sexual pain disorders.
  2. To educate community providers who may be in a position to provide an early and positive interaction with an individual who may be at risk for future chronic pain problems, or who may be in a position to help support individuals already in treatment.
  3. To maintain a resource library that contains the latest multidisciplinary, evidence-based, and multi-organ system information.
  4. To provide face to face and/or virtual opportunities for community members to support each other and share their experiences to assist in the recovery from complex abdominal, pelvic, genital and sexual pain disorders.