The Johns Hopkins University/National Human Genome Research Institute
Genetic Counseling Training Program

Clinical Rotation Sites

Washington DC/Baltimore Area Clinical Rotation Sites
Non-Clinical Genetics Training Opportunities
Genetics Policy Opportunities
International Training Sites

Washington D.C./Baltimore Area Clinical Rotation Sites

Children's National Medical Center

Genetics and IVF

George Washington University Medical Center
Georgetown University Medical Center
Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Greater Washington Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Howard County General Hospital
Howard University
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Kennedy Krieger Institute

    Julie Cohen, ScM
    Leila Jamal, ScM
    Rebecca Kern, MGC

Mercy Medical Center
National Institutes of Health
Sibley Memorial Hospital
St. Agnes Hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital

    Prenatal Diagnosis
    Ginny Corson, MS
    Beth Wood Denne, MS
    Cathy Lawson, MS
    Erin Oehler, MS
    Katie Rock, MS

National Naval Medical Center
University of Maryland Medical Center
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    Patricia Allinson, MS
    Christie Jett, MS
    Shawn Lipinski, ScM
    Matthew Thomas, ScM

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Non-Clinical Genetics Training Opportunities

Genetic Alliance

The Genetic Alliance transforms health through genetics. They promote an environment of openness centered on the health of individuals, families and communities. Openness forms both the process and product for Genetic Alliance.

Genetics and Rare Disease Information Center (GARD)

The Genetics and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) is a collaborative effort of two agencies at the National Institutes of Health, The Office of Rare Diseases and the National Human Genome Research Institute to help people find useful information about genetic conditions and rare diseases.

JHU DNA Diagnostics Laboratory

The DNA Diagnostic Laboratory is a non-profit, academic service lab established at Johns Hopkins in 1979.


GeneDX specializes in genetic testing for rare hereditary disorders. Their mission is to make clinical testing available to people with rare genetic conditions and their families.

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Genetics Policy Opportunities

NHGRI Policy and Program Analysis Branch

The Policy and Program Analysis Branch is part of the Office of Policy, Communication and Education within the NHGRI Office of the Director, this Branch conducts policy development and analysis that enables NHGRI to pursue its mission.

The Genetics and Public Policy Center

The Genetics and Public Policy Center, established in 2002 at the Johns Hopkins University with funding from the Pew Charitable Trusts, is an independent source of credible information on genetic technologies and genetic policies for the public, medical and policy makers.

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International Training Sites

Princess Margaret Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Familial Ovarian Cancer Clinic

Toronto General Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Adult Genetics Clinic

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
London, England
Clinical and Molecular Genetics Unit

Manchester Regional Genetics Service
Manchester, England
St. Mary's Hospital and the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

University of Malaya Medical Centre
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Malaysia Genetics & Metabolism Unit, Department of Paediatrics

KK Women's and Children's Hospital
SingHealth, Singapore
Genetics Service

Royal Children's Hospital
Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Clinical Genetic Services

Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Barcelona, Spain
Clinical Genetics

Other clinical training sites that participate in the Transnational Alliance for Genetic Counseling may also be available.

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Last Updated: November 2, 2012