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Frequently Asked Questions - Pediatrics and Medical Genetics Track
Candidates must be graduates of an accredited medical school and hold an M.D. or an M.D./Ph.D. degree.
Upon completion of the combined program, trainees will qualify for board certification by both the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) and the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG).
The combined NIH - Children's National four-year residency program in pediatrics and medical genetics is highly competitive and accepts only one candidate per year. Applications to the combined training program must be completed in duplicate in ERAS and sent to the Pediatrics/Genetics Track at Children's National and the separate NIH-Children's National Pediatrics/Medical Genetics program at NHGRI.
Competitive candidates will be invited to interview at NHGRI and Children's National, typically on two consecutive days. Since 2012, this combined program has participated in the NRMP.
Adapted with permission from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).