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eMERGE & CSER: Genomics and Medicine
Steering Committee Meeting

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
1 Bethesda Metro Center
Regency I/II

January 17, 2019

eMERGE and CSER meeting participants

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7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Networking Breakfast (Regency I Foyer)

8:30 - 8:55 a.m.

Networking goals & accomplishments

Video (Korf)

Video (Chisholm)

Bruce Korf (CSER)
Rex Chisholm (eMERGE)

8:55 - 9:55 a.m.

Harmonization of outcomes & measures: Selection & performance

Video (Hunter)

Video (Rahm)

Video (Holm)

Video (Discussion)


Marc Williams (Moderator)
Jessica Hunter (CSER)
Alanna Rahm (eMERGE)
Ingrid Holm (eMERGE)

9:55 - 10:15 a.m.

Networking Break (Regency I Foyer)

10:15 - 11:35 a.m.

Joint Breakout Session One

Group 1: Cascade testing of relatives and penetrance (Regency I/II)| Moderators: Gail Jarvik (eMERGE) & Sharon Plon (CSER): Suggested Workgroups*: CSER: CUHEP; SMO | eMERGE: Clinical Annotations, Outcomes

Group 2: Stakeholder engagement (Regency III/IV) | Moderators: Ingrid Holm (eMERGE) & Julianne O'Daniel (CSER). Suggested Workgroups: CSER: ELSI & Diversity; Stakeholder engagement | eMERGE: ROR/ELSI, EHRI

Group 3: Sequencing- Tools for variant classification (Cabinet/Judiciary) | Moderators: Heidi Rehm (eMERGE) & Greg Cooper (CSER). Suggested Workgroups: CSER: SADY | eMERGE Genomics; PGx; Phenotyping; Clinical Annotation

11:35 - 12:05 p.m.

Working Lunch (Regency I Foyer)

12:05 - 1:25 p.m.

Joint Breakout Session Two

Group 1: Outcomes and healthcare utilization (Regency I/II) | Moderators: Marc Williams (eMERGE) & Jessica Hunter (CSER). Suggested Workgroups: CSER: CUHEP; SMO | eMERGE: Clinical Annotation; Outcomes

Group 2: Scalable approaches to patient and provider interactions (Regency III/IV) | Moderators: Casey Overby Taylor (eMERGE) & Kelly East (CSER). Suggested Workgroups: CSER: Education and ROR; SADY | eMERGE: EHRI: Genomics; PGx, Phenotyping

Group 3: Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) perceived utility (Cabinet/Judiciary) | Moderators: Ellen Wright Clayton, Maureen Smith (eMERGE) & Amy McGuire (CSER). Suggested Workgroups: CSER: ELSI & Diversity, Stakeholder Engagement | eMERGE: ROR/ELSI

1:25 - 1:55 p.m.

Identify collaboration opportunities & projects (Regency I/II)

Moderator: Rex Chisholm (eMERGE)

1:55 - 2:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Lucia Hindorff (CSER) & Rongling Li (eMERGE)

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Joint eMERGE-CSER Group Photo (Terrace Space)

2:30 p.m.

Joint eMERGE-CSER meeting adjourns

*Suggested Workgroup associations per topics, participants are free to attend any session.



Last Updated: January 28, 2019