Course : Presentation of the 2017 ACMG Foundation and March of Dimes Awards and Presidential Plenary Session

Held during the 2017 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.  Click “Launch” for more information.



2017 ACMG Foundation and March of Dimes Awards and Presidential Plenary Session


All healthcare professionals interested in the diagnosis, management, treatment and prevention of genetic conditions and increasing their understanding of the genetic basis of common, chronic health problems affecting both children and adults will find the programming applicable to their practice. These select sessions from the ACMG Annual Meeting are targeted for the following professionals:
• Medical and clinical geneticists
• Physicians of all specialties with an interest in genetics, genomics and the genetic basis of disease
• Genetic counselors
• Laboratory geneticists, directors, technicians and technologists
• Researchers
• Pathologists
• Educators
• Nurses
• Dietitians
• Physician assistants
• Biotechnology and pharmaceutical development professionals
• Fellows, Trainees and Students
• Public health professionals
• Genetic/consumer advocates
• Others with an interest in the science and art of medical genetics and genomics


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Registration and Fees

Course only – No educational credits
ACMG Members and ACMG Trainees: ($20)
Non-members ($30)


At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

1. Discuss the efforts of ACMG in Clinical and Laboratory Training, Education and Advocacy related to the strategic plan
2. Examine the barriers that exist on the state and federal levels that affect ACMG activities
3. Examine the opportunities for collaborative genomic research efforts impacting the health of women and children at the NICHD
4. Explain the various issues and opportunities related to cell-free DNA testing, including ethical dilemmas and the opportunities for prenatal treatment of genetic disorders brought about by examining the fetal transcriptome


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