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Dr. Fuki Hisama has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) for a six year term as clinical genetics director. According to PR Newswire, four new directors, including Dr. Hisama, and the new president-elect were announced at the 2023 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in March. 

“The College’s success depends on the dedication of scores of volunteers. This is especially true for the Board of Directors," said Marc S. Williams, president of the ACMG. 

Dr. Hisama is a Professor in the Division of Medical Genetics and the Department of Neurology, as well as Program Director of the Medical Genetics Residency Program, and Medical Director of the UW Genetic Medicine Clinic.

"It is an honor to have been elected to serve on the ACMG Board of Directors. The ACMG's role in supporting the practice of genetics to advance human health, providing education and resources for students, genetic counselors, as well as MD and PhDs in medical genetics, and promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in the field has never been as important as it is now," said Dr. Hisama.

See the announcement on ACMG's Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.