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References for Rotating Residents and Students

Below is a list of references for the rotation in Medical Genetics.  For access to most of the articles, you need to be on campus or logged-in remotely.


Basic schedule - please review schedules in WakeOne for the most up-to-date clinic schedule ('MC BC 07 Pediatric Medical Genetics' in WakeOne).  Most clinics start at 8:30am and are on the 7th floor of the Ardmore Tower in the Pediatric Specialty Clinic of the Brenner Children's Hospital.  The exceptions are satellite clinics that are generally the first three Mondays of the month, and a cleft palate-craniofacial disorders clinic on the second and fourth Thursday afternoons in a month.  Consults are typically done in the afternoons or on non-clinic days. 


Suggested Textbooks

  • Nussbaum, McInnes, Willard (eds). Thompson and Thompson Genetics in Medicine, 2007.
  • Jones (ed). Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Malformation, 2013.
  • Hennekam, Krantz, Allanson (eds). Gorlin's Syndromes of the Head and Neck. 2010.


Online/basic resources


American Journal of Medical Genetics, Vol 149A, January 2009

Elements of Morphology: Standard Terminology (website link)

Individual articles:


Working with children with Genetic conditions and special healthcare needs


Selected disorders


Connective tissue conditions




Inborn errors of metabolism


Genetic testing and Genomics


Support Groups


Quick Reference

Section on Medical Genetics
Clinical Genetics

Phone 336-713-7573

Genetics Lab

Phone 336-716-4321

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