Clinical Biochemical Genetics

This program will not be accepting any applications for the 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 academic year.

Laboratory Genetics and Genomics (LGG): (replaced individual fellowships in Clinical Cytogenetics and Genomics and Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics). The ABMGG has merged the training of cytogenetics and molecular genetics into a single integrated specialty.

All trainees matriculating into the HMS LGG fellowship will enter a program that lasts 24-36 months; the final length of training is determined at the end of Year 1. There is no focused research time allocated in this fellowship, which incorporates clinical and cytogenetic and molecular techniques throughout the training. Please visit the for more details and updates.

Beginning June 1, 2021, LGG applications will be accepted for a July 2022 matriculation. In order to be considered for admission, all application materials must be received by September 15, 2021. We regret that applications not completed by this date will not be reviewed. Requirements to complete an application include:

  • Training Specialty Application
  • LGG Application Checklist
  • CV
  • Personal Statement (Limit of 300 words)
  • 3 Letters of reference (one must be from the most current supervisor in research/clinical institution)
  • Graduate school transcripts
  • (if international) TOEFL, ECFMG and other requirements for applicants are stated on the ABMGG website
  • All individuals with a doctoral degree earned outside of the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico who are planning to sit for the certification examination are required to complete a credentials review through the ABMGG prior to applying to the HMS program. Applications missing this component by September 15, 2021 will not be reviewed for admission to the HMS program.