Series date: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 7:00am to Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 4:00pm
Location

Please check the individual session for location or broadcast availability.  


Frequency

Weekly


Series Director

Seema Lalani, MD


Target Audience and Needs

Clinical geneticists, residents, fellows, laboratory fellows, genetic counselors, nurse practitioners, nurses, and medical students need to be regularly updated on the advances in clinical genetics research, and guidelines for the diagnosis and management of genetic disorders. The series aims to increase knowledge of the learners in these topic areas, and to provide the skills and tools for their implementation in clinical practice in order to enhance the quality of health care and outcomes.


Educational Methods

Educational methods will include lectures.  


Objectives

At the conclusion of the sessions, the participants should be able to:

  • Summarize and discuss clinical and research topics relevant to clinical genetics.
  • Discuss treatment and management guidelines for genetic disorders.
  • Identify current diagnostic and research methods used by clinicians and researchers in genetics.
  • Identify platforms for research collaboration and publications to improve patient care.
  • Explain the benefits of using whole-exome and whole-genome sequencing technologies in genetic diseases.

Evaluation

Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.


Accreditation/Credit Designation

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

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Series Coordinator 

San Juana Galvan
sxgalvan@texaschildrens.org
832-822-4280

Series location: 
Texas Children's Hospital
6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
United States