Learning Lounges

The Learning Lounges are in the Exhibit Hall, near the posters on aisles 900 and 1100. 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, APRIL 12, 2018
LEARNING LOUNGE 1 LEARNING LOUNGE 2

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Presentations That ‘Wow’ – Alternatives to PowerPoint

Presenter
Tess Vismale, DAHLIA+ 

Genetic Counselors in Tech

Presenters
Elizabeth Kearney, MS, CGC, PWNHealth
Jill Davies, MS, CGC, Gene Matters
Gillian Hooker, PhD, ScM, Concert Genetics
Elissa Levin, MS, CGC, Helix


11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Transition Engagement Guide: Interprofessional Coordination of Care for the Emerging Adult

Presenters:
Richard Parent-Johnson, PhD
Emily Meier, PhD
Wendy Parent-Johnson, PhD

Note-Taking & Research Techniques for Healthcare Professionals

Presenter
Tess Vismale, DAHLIA+ 



12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

New Developments in Reproductive and Prenatal Genetics: Where is the Train Taking Us? An Interactive Discussion

Presenters:
Ignatia Van den Veyver, MD, FACMG
Louise Wilkens-Haug, MD, PhD, FACMG 

ACGME Accreditation of Laboratory Training    

Presenters:
Laura Edgar, EdD, ACGME 
Kate Hatlak, MSEd, ACGME

SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018
LEARNING LOUNGE 1 LEARNING LOUNGE 2

1
0:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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

Master LinkedIn to Build Your Professional Brand

Presenter
Tess Vismale, DAHLIA+ 

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Evernote – External Hard Drive for Your Brain

Presenter
Tess Vismale, DAHLIA+ 

Worried Well, or Well Prepared? Success and Challenges in Elective Genetic and Genomic Testing 

Presenters:
Julianne O'Daniel, MS, CGC, UNC Chapel Hill
Molly McGinniss, MS, CGC, Illumina
Elissa Levin, MS, CGC, Helix