Combined Residency in Genetics

The BWH Combined Residency in Genetics, a component of the BWH Internal Medicine Residency Program, aims to help translate the extraordinary information gleaned from human genomic studies into health benefits through joint training in Internal Medicine and Medical Genetics. The primary goal is to train physicians and physician-scientists who will become leaders in Genomics and who will help catalyze the introduction of genetics into the care of adult patients.

The integration of genetics and genomics into contemporary Internal Medicine training requires faculty with a broad range of clinical expertise who can teach and mentor residents in settings where patients with genetically-based diseases can be evaluated and managed. In addition to ambulatory experiences, there are also opportunities for inpatient genetics consultation at BWH, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Boston Children’s Hospital. We also provide opportunities for research and clinical laboratory experiences across the range of diagnostic technologies in cytogenetics, biochemical genetics and molecular genetics.

To learn more about our Combined Residency in Genetics, including our program’s structure, please visit our Combined Residency in Genetics and Medicine Program page.


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