Short Courses

Three half-day Short Courses will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM.  These courses are each focused on one particular topic and allow participants an additional opportunity to accrue CME and CEUs. An additional registration fee is required, see the table below for fees.

ABMGG Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment (Part II)
ABMGG diplomates must demonstrate involvement in continuing education as part of the Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment (Part II) requirement of the ABMGG Continuing Certification (Maintenance of Certification) program. The ABMGG has approved participation in the three short courses listed below as alternative activities for the ABMGG literature review modules. Successful completion of a short course, including participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn a certificate of completion for submission to the ABMGG.

NAMA at the ACMG 3.0

The number of patients with complex metabolic disorders continues to rise. As a result, Clinical Geneticists are responsible for providing care for a wide range of patients.

The short course NAMA at the ACMG provides an opportunity for practicing geneticists to update their metabolic knowledge.

Course Directors:
Georgianne Arnold, MD, FACMG, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Jerry Vockley, MD, PhD, FACMG, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Skeletal Dysplasia Across the Human Lifespan

Skeletal dysplasias are disorders in bone development and can present any time during the human life cycle, from the prenatal period to adulthood.

This course is intended to bridge the knowledge gaps across all types of care providers so that these patients are treated appropriately.

Course Director:
Keith Eddleman, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Somatic Mutation Testing in Cancer: Implications for the Oncologist and Geneticist

This session will focus on the issues surrounding the increased use of NGS-based somatic mutation detection in cancer management.

We will provide the audience a foundational understanding of the importance and use of NGS-based testing for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients with somatic mutations.

Course Directors:
Eli Williams, PhD,  FACMG, University of Virginia
Georgia Wiesner, MD, MS, FACMG, Vanderbilt University


JANUARY 4, 2019
JANUARY 5, 2018 to
FEBRUARY 19, 2019
FEBRUARY 19, 2019
 ACMG Member with Full Meeting  Registration 




 Non-Member with Full Meeting Registration




 ACMG Member - Short Course Only  $290  $350  $400
 Non-Member - Short Course Only   $345  $400  $455