Current Topics in Genome Analysis 2014 Course CME Credits

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Current Topics in Genome Analysis 2014

A lecture series covering contemporary areas in genomics and bioinformatics

February 26 - July 30, 2014

Course Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits

Description

We are pleased to announce that NHGRI will once again be presenting its "Current Topics in Genome Analysis" lecture series. Given the rapid advances in genomics and bioinformatics that have taken place in the past few years, we feel that an intensive review of the major areas of ongoing genome research would be of great value to our fellow NIH colleagues. A mixture of local and outside speakers will give the lectures designed to cover the major areas of genomics. The lectures are geared at the level of first year graduate students, are practical in nature, and are intended for a diverse audience. Handouts will be provided for each talk, and time will be available at the end of each lecture for questions and discussion.

Who Should Attend

The intended audience includes clinicians, clinical geneticists, social and behavioral scientists, genetic counselors, those involved with genetics and public policy, health educators, and other biomedical and clinical scientists with an interest in genetics, genomics and personalized medicine. No prior expertise on the part of the audience will be required and the lecturers will be instructed to provide any relevant background as part of their lectures.

Objectives

After attending this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

Accreditation Statement

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Policy on Speaker and Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health that the speaker and provider disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the activity handout materials.

You may only claim CME credits for lectures you attended in person in the Lipsett Amphitheatre. You may not claim CME credits for watching the archived Webcasts.

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Last Updated: August 25, 2014