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COMBINED MFM/GENETICS FELLOWSHIP

About the Program

  • Four-year combined program
  • Clinical training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Medical Genetics
  • Train academic leaders in the field of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Medical Genetics
  • Board eligible by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the American Board of Medical Genetics upon completion of the program
  • Develop an understanding of clinical diagnostic laboratory services, such as clinical molecular diagnostics, cytogenetics and biochemical genetics

Objectives

In addition to the MFM Curriculum, Fellows in the Combined Program will gain expertise in:

  • Clinical skills in prenatal and postnatal genetic conditions
  • Diagnosis and management of conditions affecting women with complicated pregnancies and patients with genetic diseases
  • Genetic laboratory services such as the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory, Cytogenetics Laboratory and Molecular Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Fellows are required to accumulate a logbook of 150 cases with genetic or possible genetic conditions, including pediatric genetics, adult genetics, obstetric genetics, neurogenetics, cancer genetics and biochemical genetics

Educational Program

  • Six monthly clinical rotations in Reproductive Genetics count for both MFM and Medical Genetics (combined rotations)
  • Eighteen months of research rotations, with at least six months related to genetics
  • The trainee will complete the requirements of this program in a total of four years

Program Directors

Gerald Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.

  • DIRECTOR, Combined Maternal-Fetal Medicine/Medical Genetics Fellowship
  • Professor, Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, and Department of Pathology, Wayne State University School of Medicine,
  • Director, Clinical Genetic Services, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Medical Director, Division of Laboratory Genetics and Molecular Pathology, Detroit Medical Center University Laboratories
  • Director, Medical Genetics Residency and Fellowship Programs, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Director, Newborn Screening Management Program, Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Lami Yeo M.D., FACOG, FAIUMLami Yeo M.D., FACOG, FAIUM

  • Associate Director, Combined Maternal-Fetal Medicine/Medical Genetics Fellowship
  • Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Director of Fetal Cardiology, Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD, NIH, DHHS
  • Director, PRB/DMC/WSU Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program