Emeritus Membership & Honorary Affiliate

Emeritus Membership - TOR


The Emeritus status is conferred by the A&N committee to CCMG members who:

  • Are fully retired from medical genetics practice.
  • Have notified the CCMG Office of their retirement.
  • Contributed to the CCMG community by actively serving on CCMG committees including Board for at least 15 years.

All of the recipients of the Founders Award, the John L. Hamerton Service Award and the F. Clarke Fraser Award for Excellence in Mentorship and Teaching qualify for Emeritus status upon retirement from medical genetics practice.

Emeritus members may continue to sit on committees and have a vote, but are not required to pay annual membership fees.

In August, the CCMG Office will forward to the Awards and Nominations Committee the list of CCMG members who retired between July 1st, of the previous year and June 30th, of the current year, for a nomination on January 1st of the following year. The office will join the CCMG activities’ log for each retired member.

Honorary Affiliate - TOR

The Board of Directors may offer honorary affiliate status to those individuals who have not been members of the Corporation, but who have made substantial contributions to medical genetics.  Honorary affiliates are not bound to pay any annual contribution.