ACMG TAKES TO THE AIR AND AIRWAVES IN MAY TO INFORM THE PUBLIC ABOUT MEDICAL GENETICS: ACMG Continues to Educate the Public and Increase Knowledge of Medical Genetics Through Radio Program Airing Widely in May

 

As part of its mission, ACMG uses a variety of tools to increase the visibility and understanding of medical genetics and to inform and educate not only professionals, but also patients and the public. ACMG’s newest outreach and public relations effort includes a radio program, "21st Century Healthcare Forum" which will run on all audio-equipped flights of American Airlines (approx. 29,000 flights) and Northwest Airlines (approx. 2,880 flights) in May 2008, and will reach a potential audience of 4.9 million people.

 

Bruce Korf, PhD, MD, FACMG, ACMG President-elect discusses ACMG’s important work, medical genetics and its role in improving health in this high profile SkyRadio Network program. The "21st Century Healthcare Forum" is an ongoing show dedicated to healthcare and its effect on you. Other recent topics on this program have included Heart Disease in Children, Achieving a World Without Alzheimer’s and New Developments in Stem Cell Research. Other guests have included President Jimmy Carter, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Tommy Thompson and many major CEOs and dignitaries.

 

 

 

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ACMG’s medical genetics segment on "21st Century Healthcare Forum."