The BSGM is an independent professional body. It brings together
people working in the field, issues
statements on important aspects of human
genetics, and publishes a
newsletter for its members two times
A major BSGM conference is
organised each year. The Society has a governing executive committee
and a constitution. It offers travel awards to
assist members to attend conferences.
The Society has an interest in the provision of genetic services
at a national level, and is asked for reports and advice on
important issues. It has an active role in the Joint
Committee on Genomics in Medicine.
The Society is a member of the International Federation
of Human Genetics Societies. BSGM is a registered UK
charity (Registered Charity 1058821).