Competency Based Core Curriculum for Training Specialists in Clinical Genetics

  • Helen M. KingstonEmail author

Key Points

• Genetic services need to reflect the health care needs of particular populations and are subject to national regulation.

• Identification of the core competences required by Clinical Geneticists will form the framework for developing training programmes that allow international recognition of specialist training.

• Competency based assessment will maintain quality control by ensuring that performance meets a specified standard.


Competency based curricula Clinical genetics competences Specialist training in clinical genetics Assessment of competence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Central Manchester and Manchester Children’s University Hospital NHS Foundation TrustManchesterUK

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