Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Medical Biochemical Genetics Fellowship


One-Year Fellowship Program in Medical Biochemical Genetics


Medical Biochemical Genetics is a newly-approved training pathway that is accredited by the ACGME RRC for medical genetics. This one year training program is meant to provide additional training in the diagnosis and management of inborn errors of metabolism. Board-certification is available through the ABMGG. Currently, Medical Biochemical Genetics does not use the NRMP for those applying for the fellowship. Most individuals apply to the program 12-18 months before the anticipated start date. Interviews are granted based upon review of the application package and there is no set time frame for interviews.


How to Apply


Fellowship candidates must have completed an ACGME-accredited residency in Medical Genetics or have completed a Medical Genetics combined residency program recognized by the ABMGG to be eligible for the fellowship. In addition, it is required that applicants are able to successfully obtain a physician licensure from the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. Fellows may need to apply for a physician-in-training permit if they are not eligible for physician licensure by the commencement of training. This program does not participate in the NRMP.

Before applying, carefully review the Application Checklist

To be considered for this program, you must submit ALL materials online by the posted deadline. Please do not mail original documents to the reviewing department.

Application portal opens on July 15 and the submission deadline is on Sept. 30. Interviews are granted based upon review of the application packet and there is no set time frame.

Medical Biochemical Genetics Application

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If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Kara Mitchell
Phone: (832) 822-4292


ACGME: Medical Biochemical Genetics Fellowship


Program Number: 1314831004
Program Director: Vernon Reid Sutton, M.D.
Program Coordinator: Kara Mitchell

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