Genetics & Metabolism Fellowship

LGG Recruitment Will Open August 2022 for Fellowship in 2023

Why Choose the UW Genetics & Metabolism Fellowships?

The UW Clinical Genetics Center

Fellowship training takes place at the University of Wisconsin Clinical Genetics Center, a robust partnership between the UW Department of Pediatrics, the Waisman Center, UW Hospital and Clinics and the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH) Division of Disease Prevention. A model for comprehensive genetics care, the Center provides outstanding service delivery, including clinical outreach services, and trains a broad range of genetics professionals, including physicians, genetics counselors and laboratory specialists in cytogenetics, biochemical genetics and clinical molecular genetics.

Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene

Our fellowship is closely affiliated with the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH), the state’s public, environmental and occupational health laboratory. WSLH scientists and academic leaders offer quality services in an array of technical specialties, including clinical biochemical genetics, cytogenetics, and clinical molecular genetics. The WSLH also actively participates in the vibrant UW-Madison community, fostering partnerships with academic departments, performing vital human and environmental health research, and providing education and training in the areas of clinical, environmental, and occupational health and safety.

UW School of Medicine and Public Health Master of Genetic Counselor Studies

lnterprofessional partnerships are key to quality education and patient care. Our fellows are exposed to rigorous interprofessional educational offerings through a formal affiliation with the Master of Genetic Counselor Studies (MGCS). Fellows, genetic counselors, and other health care providers learn together in didactic courses taught by experts in the field and supplemental activities.