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Program Director

Miguel Del Campo, MD, PhD

Program Coordinator

Kira Chaiboonma
phone: (858) 246-1616

Eligibility Requirements

This training program, under co-sponsorship from the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Medicine, is open to physicians who have completed training in clinical specialties such as pediatrics, internal medicine, or other relevant specialties.

Applicant should submit their applications using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) starting July 15, 2019 for a fellowship starting in July of 2020. We will review your file when it is complete and contact you regarding an interview. We participate in the NRMP Fellowship Matching Program. 

  • All applicants must complete an accredited residency in either the US (ACGME) or Canada. 

  • Foreign medical graduates must have graduated from a medical school that is recognized by the Medical Board of California.

Required Materials:

  • CV

  • Three letters of reference


1. Teaching fellows to independently provide current, high-quality comprehensive diagnosis, case management, treatment, and genetic counseling for patients and their families with or at risk for genetic and possibly genetic disorders and birth defects. 

2. Expanding fellow knowledge about the above conditions including pathophysiology, etiology, mechanism, differential diagnosis testing, therapeutic modalities, community resources, and the impact of conditions upon families.

3. Guiding fellows in obtaining current information on genetics and genetic disorders with the goal of instilling a love of scientific inquiry and lifetime learning.

4. Preparing fellows to function as leaders of a medical genetics team, to work collaboratively with other health care providers, to develop a sense of professionalism, and to cultivate ethical behavior.

5. Increasing fellow ability to function as an educator about genetics at all levels.

6. Enabling fellows to evaluate critically scientific investigation and to develop a clinical or basic research interest of their own. 

Medical Genetics Fellow Block Schedule Year One


Medical Genetics Fellow Block Schedule Year Two