The Annual

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for Best Publication

 

In order to encourage genetics trainees in their professional development, Genetics in Medicine and The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Foundation are proud to announce a new annual award recognizing an outstanding research publication by an ABMG trainee. The award consists of $1,000 cash prize to the recipient and recognition at the annual meeting of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Eligible individuals are ABMG trainees who have been first author or corresponding author on a paper published the preceding calendar year in Genetics in Medicine, the official peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics The award is named for Dr. Richard King in recognition of his instrumental role in creating Genetics in Medicine and serving as the first Editor in Chief of the journal.

 

Eligible trainees include those in the following programs:

  • Combined Internal Medicine/Genetics
  • Combined Pediatrics/Genetics
  • Clinical Biochemical Genetics
  • Clinical Cytogenetics
  • Clinical Molecular Genetics
  • PhD Medical Genetics

 

Eligible trainees should identify themselves upon submission of manuscripts to Genetics in Medicine. The editorial board of Genetics in Medicine will determine the winning trainee and presentation of the award will be made each year at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting.