Continuing Education Information

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Continuing Education Information

CME, CCP, P.A.C.E.®, NSGC Educational Credits

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Accreditation
The American College of Medical Genetics is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Medical Association (AMA) defines physicians as those individuals who have obtained an MD, DO, or equivalent medical degree from another country. Non-physicians may request a certificate of attendance for their participation.

List of sessions

P.A.C.E.®

ACMG is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program.

ACMG is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel as CE Provider (50-11878). This course is registered with CEBroker # 20-950650. ACMG is approved by the California Department of Health Services through the ASCLS P.A.C.E.®. This activity has been approved for 19.5 P.A.C.E.® CEU's.

National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)

This event has been submitted to the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for approval of Category 1 CEUs. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accepts CEUs approved by NSGC for purposes of recertification. Approval for the requested CEUs and Contact Hours is currently pending.

Financial Disclosures

Accredited Continuing Education Financial Disclosure

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide Accredited Continuing Education (ACE) for physicians. ACMG is an organization committed to improvement of patient care and general health by the incorporation of genetics and genomics into clinical practice.
ACMG has implemented the following procedures to ensure the independence of ACE activities from commercial influence/promotional bias, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) requires that providers (ACMG) must be able to demonstrate that: 1) everyone in a position to control the content of an ACE activity has disclosed all financial relationships that they have had in the past 24 months with ineligible* companies; 2) ACMG has implemented a mechanism to mitigate relevant financial relationships; and 3) all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies are disclosed to the learners before the beginning of the educational activity. The learners must also be informed if no relevant financial relationships exist.
*Ineligible companies are defined as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

ACMG Education Policies
Please review the policies below regarding the ACMG Education program:

Program Committee and ACMG Staff*
The following have nothing to disclose.

Amudhavalli, Shivarajan Manolio, Teri
Barnett, Claudia Mito, Yoshiko
Conboy, Erin Muenke, Maximillian
Dahlroth, Jane Radford, Jane
Elsea, Sarah Rowsey, Ross
Freire, Penelope Stover, Samantha
Gambello, Michael Thompson, Katarzyna
Gosh, Rajarshi Tischkowitz, Marc
Hoffman, Jodi Wick, Myra
King, Jennifer Williams, Marc
Kopp, Nathan Zepeda Mendoza, Cinthya
Kulchak Rahm, Alanna  


All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Program Committee Member Financial Disclosure Relationship/Company
John A. Bernat, MD, PhD, FACMG

Research support for clinical trials: Avrobio, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., Chiesi USA Inc, Idorsia Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Inc.,
Protalix Biotherapeutics, Sangamo Therapeutics, Sanofi, Takeda Pharmaceutical, Travere Therapeutics, Inc.

SAB: Chiesi USA Inc, Sanofi, Takeda Pharmaceutical

Susan Berry, MD, FACMG Reported disclosures and none are relevant to the content of this course.
Keith A. Eddleman, MD, FACMG Reported disclosures and none are relevant to the content of this course.