University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Clinical Genetics Laboratory Training Programs
Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Clinical Cytogenetics and
Clinical Molecular Genetics 

    We anticipate full ABMGG accreditation for the new Laboratory Genetics and Genomics (LGG) by July 1, 201​8. More information coming soon.

     Laboratory Training Application Process
    Applicants applying to OUHSC’s ABMGG accredited Clinical Laboratory Training Program should provide the following:
    Cover Letter
    Curriculum vitae
    Personal statement addressing training goals (not to exceed 2 pages)
    Three letters of reference addressed to the Program Director, and sent c/o Program Coordinator
             o  One letter should be from the Director of a prior training program
    Verification of Credentials letter from ABMGG, for candidates with a doctoral degree (MD or PhD) from an institution outside of the United States, Canada, or Puerto Rico, accessed here.
    Transcripts and evidence of passing TOEFL, if applicable
    • International graduates should include relevant visa status

    Applications will not be considered complete until all information is received. Applications are reviewed by the program director/admissions committee. Interviews will be arranged for competitive candidates.

    Application materials should be sent to:
    Shibo Li, MD
    c/o Shona Whitehead
    OUHSC/Section of Genetics
    1200 Children’s Ave, Suite 12100
    Oklahoma City, OK, 73104

    Complete applications should be submitted by November 1st for training starting the following July 1st.

    In order to be considered for entry into any of the three Laboratory Training programs, you must hold a valid M.D. or Ph.D. degree and have experience in genetics, human genetics, or a related field.

    Funding is not guaranteed for our training positions. Trainees are encouraged to seek funding from extramural sources (private grants or postdoctoral fellowships).

    Contact Shona Whitehead