Genomic Medicine for Health Care Providers
Genetics and Genomics for Health Professionals provides reliable, up-to-date genetics and genomics information related to patient management, curricular resources, new National Institutes of Health and NHGRI research activities, and ethical, legal and social issues.
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Genetics and Genomics Highlights
- The NIH Family Health History Tool (FHHT) Conference New
The NIH Family Health History Tool Conference will meet on June 14 and 15, 2016. It is sponsored by the Genomic Healthcare Branch (GHB), Division of Policy, Communications, and Education (DPCE), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). The overarching goal is "To prepare the FHHT field to improve personal health by responding effectively to rapid changes in Family Health History (FHH) data uses, Health Information Technology (HIT) capabilities, and research opportunities."
- Short Course in Genomics: Nurse, Physician Assistant and Faculty Track
"The Genomic Healthcare Branch is offering the NHGRI Short Course in Genomics: Nurse, Physician Assistant and Faculty Track from August 1 - August 3, 2016. This year's course is for nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and the faculty who educate these health professionals in genomics.
- The Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series
The Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series is sponsored by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), in collaboration with Suburban Hospital and Johns Hopkins. The series aims to enhance health-care professionals' understanding of the intersection between genomics and medicine.
- Webinars for Health Insurers and Payers: Understanding Genetic Testing
An educational webinar series to prepare insurers to understand genetic testing strategies, interpretations, outcomes and patient care, and use that understanding in making sound decisions regarding the healthcare activities of their insured.
- Genetics & Health Weekly Update [cdc.gov]
A weekly update of worldwide health news and issues from the Centers for Disease Control.
Last Updated: June 7, 2016