ACMG Launches New Membership Campaign with
the Video ACMG - Be a Part of It
The ACMG is helping to shape the future of genetics
and genomics and is the professional home for the
entire medical genetics team. Be a part of a
community of healthcare professionals with shared
interests in turning genetic discoveries into better
patient care. Help expand our community and share
the new ACMG membership video, “ACMG – Be a
Part of It” with geneticists, laboratorians, genetic
counselors and other health professionals in our
growing field. Find out more about the tremendous
opportunities ACMG membership has to offer.
Affordable memberships categories designed for
everyone interested in being part of the ever
expanding medical genetics and genomics
community. Join ACMG today!
ACMG Says Genomic Data Sharing is Critical to Improving Genetic Health Care
ACMG tackles the question of how to make sense of the massive amount of genetic info being generated for better patient care in a new statement, “Laboratory and Clinical Genomics Data Sharing is Crucial to Improving Genetic Health Care.” Genomic Data Sharing is critical to improving healthcare says ACMG’s new position statement. “In order to ensure that our patients receive the most informed care as possible, ACMG advocates for extensive sharing of laboratory and clinical data derived from individuals who have undergone genomic testing. Information that informs healthcare service delivery should neither be treated as intellectual property nor as a trade secret when other patients may benefit from the knowledge being widely available.” Read the full statement on the importance of Genomic Data Sharing here.
Giving Back By Giving Bicycles 2017 ACMG Foundation Day of Caring
At the 2017 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Phoenix Arizona, the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine (www.acmgfoundation.org) with the support of PerkinElmer, ACMG members and other supporters of the ACMG Foundation were able to donate 21 specially-adapted bicycles and helmets to children living with genetic conditions from the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Little People of America. To learn more about the amazing and heartwarming ACMG Foundation Day of Caring, visit News
|ACMG Video Encourages Med Students to
Consider a Residency/Combined Residency in Medical Genetics
There has never been a more exciting and extraordinary time to consider a residency and career in medical genetics. Genetics and genomics are changing how we practice medicine and will increasingly guide day-to-day healthcare decisions. This fast-paced and engaging new video features current and recent medical genetics residents in interviews, in patient care situations, in group discussions and team meetings in a variety of settings.
From diagnosis to management and from rare diseases to the most common conditions, medical genetics is moving the practice of medicine forward. The future of medicine lies in a better understanding of the human genome and how to apply it to every aspect of medical practice - this new video from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) lets medical students know the variety of ways that they can play a role in this fascinating effort.
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