Saudi Society of Medical Genetics (SSMG) was set up in 2009 and registered as non-profit making scientific organization under the registry and supervision of Saudi Counsel for Health Specialization. SSMG aims to bring together medical geneticists and other related professionals involved in the care of individuals and families with genetic diseases. It also aims to advance and promote the science and practice of Genetics, to bring together workers who have a common interest in genetics, to understand, prevent, cure and alleviate conditions with a genetic etiology. Genetics field is rapidly spreading to involve several aspects in human life; we intend to disseminate all information, reports, and genetic research findings particularly that related to Arab population and diseases related to them.
We also encourage, awareness and facilitate education for the genetics families especially Arab community and other health care professionals by conducting meetings, symposia and professional gathering to advance and encourage the communication between national workers in genetics. We also aim to continuing constructive dialogue with government and other politicians on genetics-related issues.