A clinical cytogeneticist demonstrates competence in providing laboratory diagnostic and clinical interpretive services dealing with cellular components, particularly chromosomes, associated with heredity. Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definiton added, source added]
Additional Resources: American Board of Medical Genetics, 2007. http://www.abmg.org/.
Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Medical Genetics.
A general certificate was first issued by the ABMS in 1982.
ACGME Accredited Residency Program Requirements: None.