Elective Years 1 and 2: Genetics

Department: Genetics
Title: Genetics
Location: Department of Medical Genetics, University of Alberta

Half day or full day


Linda Erick  linda.erick@albertahealthservices.ca   780-407-7333: Direct Line 780-407-7334


Shadowing opportunities (full day or half day) are available in the Department of Medical Genetics.  The student will be able to shadow one or two clinicians and observe their clinics.  The clinics may involve general genetics, prenatal genetics, cancer genetics, genetic counselor cases, metabolic genetics and neurogenetics. 

  • Understand the role of Medical Genetics in a patient's care
  • Understand and apply basic history and physical examination skills
  • Understand basics of a clinical patient encounter
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Last Updated: October 21, 2021