Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is a major teaching hospital associated with Harvard Medical School. This hospital offers a full range of medical and surgical services for adults, an obstetrics and gynecology service, and a level three neonatal intensive care unit. The cytogenetics laboratory that serves the Harvard Medical School community is also located at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Genetics training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is focused on adult and prenatal genetics. During the Brigham and Women’s Hospital rotation, residents participate in both inpatient and outpatient care.

The inpatient consultation service provides diagnostic evaluations, risk assessment and genetic counseling for adults who are inpatients at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Consultations on newborns at Brigham and Women’s Hospital are performed as part of the Children’s Hospital Inpatient Consultation service.

Outpatient Clinics

Residents attend the following clinics during your three-month rotation at BWH. The primary teaching in each clinic is provided by the supervisor in that clinic, as well as other staff members and fellows who participate in those clinics.

  • Adult Genetics Clinic
  • Endocrine Genetics Clinic
  • Pulmonary Genetics Clinic
  • Neurogenetics Clinic
  • Program for Genetic Medicine

There is a separate month of prenatal training conducted at both Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.