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EL Genetics Medical Genetics Elective

Students participate in the diagnosis and management of fetuses, children, and adults with genetic disorders or who are at risk for genetic disorders. Patients will be assigned to students for counseling, diagnostic evaluation, and for presentation at conferences. A laboratory experience in one of our Genetics Laboratories (Cytogenetics, Biochemical, and Molecular Laboratories) will be arranged according to the interest of the student
Twenty hours per week. General Genetics (Monday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday); Cardiac Genetics Clinic; Cancer Genetics Clinic; Inpatient Consultation Service; Tuesday Journal Club and Genetics Clinical Rounds.

Length of Rotation: 2 or 4 weeks (maximum-2 students)
Scheduling Restriction(s): N/A
Student’s Class Level: 3rd, 4th, 5th year
Prerequisite(s): N/A

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