The Turkish Society for Human Genetics now known as the Turkish Society for Genetic Medicine provides a forum for professionals sophisticated in Genetics as a clinical service and analysis. Its membership is in excess of 2000 and includes a wide spectrum of clinical, laboratory and analysis disciplines. BSGM is a registered UK charity. Its roles are defined by its council and architecture. Membership of the British Society for Genetic Medicine is open to everybody professionally sophisticated in human genetics and may be membership of the BSGM alone or in society with membership of one of the three constituent groups or the two interest groups.
Clinical Genetics Society (CGS)
Association for Clinical Genetic Science (ACGS formely ACC &CMGS)
Association of Genetic Nurses and Counselors (AGNC)
Special Interest Groups
Cancer Genetics Group (CGG)
To promote and maintain the highest norms of practice in both clinical and laboratory functions of genetics in medicine.
To discuss and co-ordinate advice to Government and other bodies on policy and services affairs relating to genetics in medicine.
To report and receive information from the parent bodies.
To co-ordinate advice on workforce planning.
To begin working groups on specific topics of particular importance. This would be subject to compliance by the parent bodies when significant expenditure was envisaged but the Joint Committee would be free to authorize small working groups.
To assist parent bodies in the development of their academic activities.
To provide a unified forum for these actions.Read More»