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Trainee, Fellow and Student Activities at the 2021 ACMG Annual Meeting

The following networking and educational opportunities will be available to Trainees, Residents, Post Doctoral Fellows, Clinical Fellows and Students attending the 2021 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting. 

Networking Hour

Tuesday, April 13 7:00 - 8:00 PM (ET)
Fellows, Residents, Trainees and Students attending the ACMG meeting are invited to attend a virtual networking hour where you will have a chance to meet other young professionals and network with the ACMG Leadership.

 

Careers in Medical Genetics and Genomics - A Student and Trainee Workshop

Tuesday, April 13 3:30 - 5:00 PM (ET)
Careers in Medical Genetics and Genomics - An Informational Workshop for Students and Trainees.
An opportunity for undergraduate, graduate, medical school students, and trainees to learn more about careers in medical genetics and genomics and network with professionals who are established in the field.

Early Career Genetic Professionals Workshop - Early Career Job Hunt and Transition Success: What We Wish We had Known

Tuesday, April 13 5:30 - 7:00 PM (ET)
The early professional job search is an exciting transition. We know it can be a bit daunting and overwhelming. There are too many points to consider and a lot at stake. From location to salary to institution to reputation, one needs to think about everything to make the right decision. We have experts in the fields of clinical genetics, laboratory genetics and genetic counseling who will discuss their experience and share some pointers on how to navigate the job search. This will be applicable if you are planning a career as a clinician, educator, researcher, lab director, genetic counselor or a combination of the above.

Trainee/Mentor Sessions

Tuesday, April 13 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET) AND Wednesday, April 14 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM (ET)
These events will provide an opportunity for trainees (postdoctoral fellows and clinical fellows) in the field of medical genetics to meet and talk informally with senior members of the College about career options, goals, and professional opportunities.
Tuesday Topics and Mentors
Wednesday Topics and Mentors
 

Diversity Happy Hour

Wednesday, April 14 7:00 - 8:00 PM (ET)
An educational and networking forum for students, trainees, and professionals in genetics who identify as an Under Represented Minority or are interested in promoting diversity in the genetics
workforce.