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Mark Korson

Mark Korson

Director of Education, VMP Genetics LLC
Dr. Korson graduated in medicine from the University of Toronto and completed a pediatric residency at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, followed by a genetics/metabolism fellowship at Boston's Children's Hospital. He directed the metabolic clinics at Children's Hospital from 1990-2000 and at Tufts Medical Center from 2000-2014. He co-founded North American Metabolic Academy in 2007 and has co-directed the annual conference since then. In 2017, he joined VMP Genetics as Director of Physician Support Services. The Service provides remote assistance to clinicians caring for patients with proven or suspected metabolic disease at 12 (as of Sept 2023) regional academic medical centers around the US. As VMP's Director of Education, he creates innovative educational resources about metabolic diseases for non-genetic clinicians, as well as non-physician health professionals who work in metabolic clinics, so that they can play more of a role in patient diagnosis and management. As co-founding board member of Rare New England, Dr. Korson has organized and directed their annual Rare Disease Day Speaker Series, as well as the their online Genetics Career Fairs.