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After completion of medical school, the pediatrician completes another three years of training and must pass an examination to be Board Certified in Pediatrics. After
To become a psychiatrist, a doctor must complete a four-year, psychiatric-residency program for training in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mood, anxiety, substance-abuse and gender-identity disorders, as well as other psychological and interpersonal problems. Two years of additional training in child and adolescent psychiatry in an accredited fellowship program are required, as well as successful completion of an oral and written examination for Board Certification.
A Medical Geneticist is a doctor who completes a two to four year residency training program in medical genetics, and is an expert in diagnosis and treatment recommendations for genetically linked diseases. There are four pathways to certification that the medical geneticist may pursue.