Learning Lounges

The Learning Lounges are in the Exhibit Hall, near the posters on aisles 400 and 700. The sessions in the Learning Lounges will be 30 minutes long, and offer participants bite sized education in a variety of formats. Session descriptions are available on the Schedule.

SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
LEARNING LOUNGE 1 LEARNING LOUNGE 2

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentations That ‘Wow’ – Alternatives to PowerPoint

Presenter
Tech expert from DAHLIA+ AGENCY

Making MOC More Meaningful: ABMGG's CertLink™  Pilot Program

 Presenters:
Ayesha Ahmad, MD, Chair, ABMGG MOC Committee
Cecily Marroquin, MA, Senior Program Coordinator for MOC, ABMGG
Darrel Waggoner, MD, Co-Chair, ABMGG MOC Committee 
Miriam Blitzer, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, ABMGG

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Social Media and Rare Genetic Disorders

Presenter:  
Christian Schaaf, MD, PhD, FACMG, 
Baylor College of Medicine

Top 10 Apps-on-the-Go

Presenter
Tech expert from DAHLIA+ AGENCY


12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Meet the SIGs

Adult Genetics SIG          
Chair, Shweta Dhar, MD, MS FACMG
Public Health Genetics SIG  
Chair, Lynn Bush, PhD, MS
Quality Improvement SIG  
Chair, Edina Torgyekes, MD, FACMG and co-chair Stephanie Santoro, MD

Is Genomic Sequencing Worth the Cost?

Presenters:
Marc S. Williams, MD, Geisinger Health System
Christine Lu, Msc, PhD, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School
Kurt D. Christensen, PhD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
LEARNING LOUNGE 1 LEARNING LOUNGE 2

1
0:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Question and Answer Session with Dr. William Gahl, MD, PhD
Clinical Director NHGRI, Undiagnosed Diseases Program, Common Fund, NIH; Office of the Clinical Director, NHGRI, NIH

Establishing your Personal Brand

Presenter
Tech expert from DAHLIA+ AGENCY

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Wellness Technologies for your Body, Home & Office

Presenter
Tech expert from DAHLIA+ AGENCY

“Unconventional” Genetic Counseling Models: the Future is Now!

Presenters:
Katie Stoll, MS, LGC, Genetic Support Foundation
Laura Otto, MD, Mayo Clinic
Kristi Borowski, MD, Mayo Clinic
Amber Volk, MS, NxGen MDx

Registration for ACMG 2017

Registration is open

March 21 - 25, 2017
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix, Arizona

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