Residency/Fellowships/Education

Stanford Medical Genetics Residency Program

We welcome your interest in the Stanford University Medical Genetics Residency Program. Our program is based in the Department of Pediatrics at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Clinical training occurs at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and the Stanford Hospital and Clinics. Our program is accredited by the ACGME Residency Review Committee in Medical Genetics and prepares our graduates to sit for the Clinical Genetics Board Examination administered by the American Board of Medical Genetics. Trainees completing our two-year residency program are prepared for diverse careers in research and clinical medical genetics.

For additional information about the Medical Genetics Residency Program, please follow this link. We also welcome inquiries by email or telephone at 650-498-4937. For information on how to apply click here.

ABMG guidelines require that applicants to medical genetics residency programs have completed at least one year of residency training in another ACGME accredited primary specialty in the United States or equivalent training in Canada. Details of these requirements are available here.  

Stanford Combined Pediatrics-Medical Genetics Residency Program

The Stanford Combined Pediatrics-Medical Genetics Program is a four-year program. Training prepares our graduates to sit for the Clinical Genetics Board Examination administered by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) and the Pediatrics Board Examination administered by The American Board of Pediatrics.  We are able to accept one resident per year.  

The residency program seeks to attract physicans of diverse backgrounds and experience interested in pursuing careers in Pediatrics and Medical Genetics. 

Stanford Medical Biochemical Genetics Fellowship

This one year ACMGE accredited program prepares physicans with prior clinical genetics trianing to care for individuals with inborn errors of metabolism. For additional information about the medical biochemical genetics fellowship program please follow this link. We also welcome inquiries by email or telephone at 650-498-4937.

ABMG guidelines require that applicants to medical biochemical genetics fellowhip have completed a clinical genetics residency program.

ABMG Clinical Laboratory Fellowships

We currently are able to offer training in Clinical Biochemical Genetics. For additional information about these programs please follow this link.

MS Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling

This program trains students to understand the molecular, clinical and psychological implications of differences in the human genome, and to translate these intricacies to health care professionals, laboratory researchers and patients/families. Graduates of this program will be eligible for board certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Courses include molecular and medical genetics, health psychology, psychoeducational and health communication models, supervised clinical work and a genetic counseling research project. 

Medical Genetics Grand Rounds (GENE 284)

Medical Genetics Grand Rounds is held every Friday from September to June from 9am to 10am. The location is room M104 or M114 in the Alway building. See the schedule for information on speakers and topics. For more information contact Andrea Hanson-Kahn (650-725-6571).