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ABMG Laboratory Fellowship Program: FAQs

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Program Coordinator

  • (415) 502-3243
  • UCSF ABMG Fellowship Program
  • Division of Medical Genetics
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • 550 16th Street
  • 4th Floor, Box 0110
  • San Francisco, CA 94158


Who is eligible?

If I have already been certified in one specialty, can I apply for a 2nd specialty?

I am completing my Ph.D. after the application deadline but before the Fellowship year starts. Can I still apply?

Is there an age limit?

How are Visas handled?

Does the program accept international applicants?

Must I be fluent in English?

Application Questions

What does a complete application include?

Can you reapply if you were not selected to interview last year?

Can you apply to multiple subspecialties?

Can I submit my application by email?

Can I exceed the 2 pages for the personal statement?

What happens to late materials?

Who can be a recommender?

Did you receive my application?

Could you add some information to my application?

If selected can I defer my admission?

Interview Questions

When will you be notified/asked to interview?

Where are the interviews held?

Does the UCSF ABMG Laboratory Fellowship Program cover interview travel costs?

Program Questions

# of Trainees in the Program

Start and End Dates of the Program

Duration of the training?

ABMG Board pass rate?

What have graduates done after participating in the fellowship?

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