Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics

Clinical Mission

The mission of the Division of Medical Genetics is to assist people in controlling their health by:

  • Identifying their genetic risks;
  • Providing information, advice and counseling about specific hereditary diseases and therapeutic options;
  • Supporting individual and family decisions regarding diagnosis and management of hereditary diseases or predisposition to disease; and
  • Educating the next generation of health care professionals to translate knowledge of genetics into routine healthcare.

Contact Us

Academic Address

Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 5 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-4740
Fax: 215-614-0298

Clinical Address

Penn Medicine Medical Genetics
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
1st Floor, Suite 300S
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-4740
Fax: 215-614-0298

General

For general questions and concerns, please contact:
Kara Welsh
Email: kara.welsh@uphs.upenn.edu

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