Learning Objectives & Target Audience

At the conclusion of the 2017 ACMG Annual Meeting, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the latest advanced in the field of Cancer Genomics
  • Assist in the differential diagnoses of unknown cases
  • Recognize cardinal clinical signs and symptoms of specific syndromic conditions
  • Examine the issues surrounding newborn screening 
  • Review the latest advances in prenatal genetics
  • Describe the role of mosaicism in genetic diseases
  • Formulate strategies to broaden the genetics workforce
  • Summarize the indications for genomic screening and pre- and post-test counseling for secondary findings and variants of uncertain significance

Target Audience

All healthcare professionals interested in the diagnosis, management, treatment and prevention of genetic conditions and increasing their understanding of the genetic basis of common, chronic health problems affecting both children and adults will find the programming applicable to their practice.  The ACMG Annual Meeting attendees include:

  • Medical and clinical geneticists
  • Physicians of all specialties with an interest in genetics, genomics and the genetic basis of disease
  • Genetic counselors
  • Laboratory geneticists, directors, technicians and technologists
  • Researchers
  • Pathologists
  • Educators
  • Nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Physician assistants
  • Biotechnology and pharmaceutical development professionals
  • Fellows, Trainees and Students
  • Public health professionals
  • Genetic/consumer advocates
  • Others with an interest in the science and art of medical genetics and genomics

Registration for ACMG 2017

Registration is open

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

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