Students complete three 12-week clinical rotations corresponding to the Summer, Fall and Spring semesters of the 2nd year. Students gain a wide variety of clinical experience in prenatal, pediatrics, cancer and other sub-specialty areas under the supervision of certified genetic counselors and/or geneticists. Students participate in well over 50 clinical cases satisfying the requirements for certification eligibility by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
Genetics Centers Currently Affiliated With The Program Are:
- Children's National Medical Center
- Genetics, Metabolism and the Center for Prenatal Evaluation
- Birth Defects and Genetic Disorders
- Genetic Counseling
- Georgetown University
- Greater Baltimore Medical Center
- Cancer Genetics
- Pediatric Genetics
- Prenatal Diagnostic Center
- Johns Hopkins Hospital
- Sinai Hospital
- University of Maryland
Students participate in rotations during the first year of the program at other locations including the Maryland Department of Mental Health and Hygiene, Division of Hereditary Diseases, Kennedy-Krieger Down Syndrome and Spina Bifida Clinics, Johns Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, and the University of Maryland Prader-Willi Syndrome and Huntington Disease Clinics.