Training Timeline

ACGME-Accredited Clinical Fellowship
(Clinical Medical Geneticist Fellowship)

  First Year Second Year
Clinical Activity 9 months outpatient clinics*

1 month inpatient consults**

6 weeks clinical laboratory rotations #
6 months outpatient clinics*

1 month inpatient consults**

6 weeks clinical laboratory rotations #

6 weeks prenatal clinical rotations***
Research   6 months clinical or laboratory research
Didactics 2-3 months coursework 2-3 months coursework and/or teaching
Career
Development
Establish mentors

Program director scholarship oversight, twice/year

Yearly specialty meeting
Networking with mentors

Program director scholarship oversight, twice/year

Yearly specialty meeting
Supplemental
Education
Weekly/monthly education conferences on core topics with all division staff
Vacation 3 weeks

 

* Specialty Outpatient Clinics

  • General Genetics Clinic
  • Biochemical Genetics Clinic
  • Cancer Genetics Clinic
  • Craniofacial Clinic
  • Cystic Fibrosis Clinic
  • Neurocutaneous Clinic
  • FAS Clinic

** Inpatient Consults

UWHC, Meriter & St. Mary’s

*** Prenatal Clinical Rotations

Meriter & St. Mary’s

# Clinical Laboratory Rotations

Biochemical, Cytogenetics & Molecular

Didactics

Time allocation for coursework may be reduced based on prior training; if so time saved is adjusted toward outpatient and inpatient time. Teaching in the second year is based on specialty (731 Medical Genetics or 744 Biochemical Genetics, various medical student/resident/genetic counseling lectures).

  • Intro to Biostatistics
  • Human Cytogenetics/Molecular Genetics
  • Human Genetics
  • Advanced Topics in Molecular Genetics
  • Advanced Genetics
  • Quantitative Genetics Counseling Risk Assessment
  • Molecular and Medical Genetics
  • Clinical Genetics
  • Intro to Academic Methodologies and Resources for Genetic Counselors
  • Human Embryology
  • Genetic Counseling Biochemical Genetics
  • Biomolecular Chemistry

ABMGG-Accredited Clinical Laboratory Fellowships
(Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Clinical Cytogenetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics)

 

  First Year Second Year
Clinical Laboratory
Activity
9 months clinical laboratory rotations *

5/6 weeks specialty outpatient clinics #

1 month inpatient consults **

1 month prenatal clinical rotations ***
3 months clinical laboratory rotations*
(continue to collect cases as needed for logbook)

1 month specialty outpatient clinics #
Research   6 months clinical or laboratory research
Didactics 2-3 months coursework

In-service exam
2-3 months coursework and/or teaching

In-service exam
Career
Development
Establish mentors

Program director scholarship oversight, twice/year

Yearly specialty meeting
Networking with mentors

Program director scholarship oversight, twice/year

Yearly specialty meeting
Supplemental
Education
Weekly/monthly education conferences on core topics with all division staff

Postdoctoral training course in scientific leadership and management (application process)
Weekly/monthly education conferences on core topics with all division staff
Vacation 3 weeks

 

* Clinical Laboratory Rotations

  • Biochemical (includes exposure to Newborn Screening), Cytogenetics & Molecular
  • Relevant rotations in other specialties are included for 4 weeks
  • Marshfield rotation is for 3 months for Molecular fellows only

# Specialty Outpatient Clinics

  • General Genetics Clinic
  • Biochemical Genetics Clinic
  • Cancer Genetics Clinic
  • Craniofacial Clinic
  • Cystic Fibrosis Clinic
  • Neurocutaneous Clinic
  • FAS Clinic

** Inpatient Consults

UWHC, Meriter & St. Mary’s

*** Prenatal Clinical Rotations

Meriter & St. Mary’s

Didactics

Time allocation for coursework may be reduced based on prior training; if so, time saved is adjusted toward clinical laboratory.

Cytogenetic and Molecular Genetics fellows will be expected to lecture/teach a portion of the course. Clinical Biochemical Genetics fellows will be expected to lecture/teach a portion of the 744 course during the second tear.

  • Intro to Biostatistics
  • Human Cytogenetics/Molecular Genetics
  • Human Genetics
  • Advanced Topics in Molecular Genetics
  • Advanced Genetics
  • Quantitative Genetics Counseling Risk Assessment
  • Molecular and Medical Genetics
  • Clinical Genetics
  • Intro to Academic Methodologies and Resources for Genetic Counselors
  • Human Embryology
  • Genetic Counseling Biochemical Genetics
  • Biomolecular Chemistry