One of the first human genetics departments in the country, the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at Indiana University School of Medicine has a rich history of training geneticists and genetic counselors and providing genetic consultation and counseling services. The department contributes to the understanding of numerous genetic conditions through the integration of basic research in genetic and genomic mechanisms, translational research in disease models, and clinical trials in rare and common genetic diseases.
Residency positions now available for 2021. The Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics offers a 24 month residency program in Medical Genetics, with an overreaching goal to provide excellent training in the fundamentals of Medical Genetics. This program offers a wide range of specialty clinical rotations and multiple research opportunities.
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Completed preliminary year of internship in Pediatrics, Medicine, or Obstetrics and Gynecology
About Indiana University School of Medicine
The Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics offers a 24-month Clinical Genetics Residency Program, providing excellent training in the fundamentals of medical genetics. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and prepares those seeking certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) to obtain the necessary credentials to become board-eligible.
The residency program trains clinical geneticists to diagnose and manage genetic disorders; provide patient and family counseling; apply knowledge of heterogeneity, variability, and natural history of genetic disorders to patient-care; elicit and interpret individual and family medical histories; interpret laboratory testing information; and interact with other health care professionals in the provision of services for patients with genetically influenced disorders.