Student Day

On Friday, April 5, the meeting will welcome local undergraduate, graduate, genetic counseling and medical students and residents/fellows for a one-day opportunity to experience the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting and learn more about career opportunities in the exciting and expanding field of clinical genetics and genomics. Participation for the day or part of the day is welcomed.


Time Activity Description
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Diversity Breakfast Breakfast and discussion for those identifying as an Under Represented Minority as well as practicing professionals with an interest in promoting diversity in the genetics workforce. Pre-registration required.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Plenary Session A Tribute to Arno G. Motulsky, MD: A Giant in Medical Genetics
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Exhibit Hall Get some refreshments and then walk the Exhibit Hall to learn about the many products and services available to geneticists.
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Student Poster Walk Participate in a guided walk to hear three selected poster presentations. Posters are displayed in the Exhibit Hall. Pre-registration required, limit is 10 students.
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Exhibit Viewing
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Session 1:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - Careers in Medical Genetics and Genomics—An Informational Session for Students and Trainees
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Scientific Sessions Choose a scientific session or workshop to attend
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Pediatric Diagnostic Dilemmas Cases of patients who have proved difficult to diagnose, are presented for consideration.