Maternal Fetal Medicine and Medical Genetics Residency


WSU/DMC offers a Board- approved combined 4-year Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) Fellowship and Medical Genetics Residency training program. Physicians who have completed an ACGME accredited residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and who meet all requirements for participation as a MFM fellow and a medical genetics resident are eligible to apply to this program. The program prepares trainees who complete their training to be eligible for certification in Maternal-Fetal Medicine by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Board of Medical Genetics in Clinical Genetics.

Training in MFM and Medical Genetics includes didactic teaching, hands-on clinical experience and use of written material and computerized educational resources. Trainees are provided training in high-risk pregnancy management, ultrasonography, invasive ultrasound-guided techniques, maternal fetal physiology, genetics and teratology, infectious disease, neonatology, obstetrical anesthesia, critical care, and perinatal pathology. For a typical four-year schedule, click here.

Contact Us

If you would like further information about the Medical Genetics Training Programs, please contact:

Michelle Cichon, MS, CGC
Medical Genetics Residency Program Manager
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
540 E. Canfield
3319 Scott Hall
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: 313-577-3982
Fax: 313-577-9137


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