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2016 ACMG Foundation Annual Day of Caring:

At the 2016 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine with the support of PerkinElmer, Shire, ACMG members and other supporters of the ACMG Foundation were able to donate 17 specially-adapted bicycles and helmets to children living with genetic conditions from the Muscular Dystrophy Association and F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Support, Inc. a Down Syndrome support organization in Tampa, FL. For more information about the ACMG Foundation Day of Caring, visit here.




Be Part of History!  Become a Silver Anniversary Donor

In celebration of ACMG’s 25th Anniversary, you are invited to become a Silver Anniversary Donor for a donation of $2500 or a Silver Anniversary Corporate Donor for $25,000 or more. The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics was founded in 1991 to advocate for our profession and to be the voice for all genetics professionals, working to benefit all through advances in genetics and genomics. Please take a moment to read the 25th Anniversary Timeline which shows just a few of the major contributions that the ACMG and ACMG Foundation have made to clinical and laboratory practice over the past 25 years.

We are poised now to build upon these successes of the past 25 years and to advance our mission as the voice for genetics and genomics professionals and to educate about, advocate for, and guide the integration of genomic information into all of healthcare. But we need your support.

The 25th Anniversary is your opportunity to be part of history and to make sure that the important work of the ACMG and ACMG Foundation will continue for decades to come. To donate now, click here.


Dr. Rimoin with Ella


ACMG Foundation Launches the Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award Campaign


To honor a pioneer in medical genetics, a founder of ACMG and the first president of the ACMG Foundation, the ACMG Foundation has launched a campaign to endow the ACMG Foundation David L. Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Genetics with a financial aspect to elevate it to the most prestigious award in the medical genetics field and a fitting, living memorial to Dr. Rimoin.





For more information about this significant campaign click here


Applications are Now Available for ACMG Foundation/Shire Laboratory Geneticist Fellowship Awards and Clinical Genetics Residency Program

ACMG Foundation Receives Funding from Pfizer for Clinical Genetics Training Residencies/Fellowships  

Mohammed Almannai, MD and Juanita Neira, MD of Baylor College of Medicine Receive the 2016-2017 Sanofi Genzyme/ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Medical Genetics Training Award in Clinical Biochemical Genetics  

The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces the Recipient of the ACMG Foundation/David L. Rimoin Inspiring Excellence Award at the 2016 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Tampa, Florida  

Hua Wang, MD, PhD of University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and Farrah Rajabi, MD of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School are Presented with the Pfizer/ACMG Foundation Clinical Genetics Combined Residency for Translational Genomic Scholars Fellowship Award  

2016 ACMG Foundation / PerkinElmer Diagnostics Travel Award Winner Announced  

The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces the Recipient of the ACMG Foundation Carolyn Mills Lovell Award at the 2016 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Tampa, Florida  

Katherine M. Dempsey MS CGC, Receives the 2016 Richard King Trainee Award for Best Publication in Genetics in Medicine: First Genetic Counseling Student to Win King Award  

Prasit Phowthongkum, MD of University of Washington Receives the Horizon Pharma /ACMG Foundation Award  

ACMG Foundation Receives Major Gift from Shire to Support Training on Next Generation of Medical Geneticists: $1.65 Million Grant will Fund 10 Training Fellowships 

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