Series date: 
07/01/2022 - 7:00am CDT to 06/30/2023 - 4:00pm CDT
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 directors, genetic counselors, nurse practitioners, nurses, and medical and genetic counseling students need to receive regular updates on advances in clinical genetics research and in genomic diagnostics and therapeutics.  Special emphasis will be given to fetal therapy for genetic disorders, therapeutic applications of the CRISPR/Cas9 system, and methods for decoding exome and genome sequences.  The series aims to expand the knowledge of learners, provide the skills to interpret genomic studies, enhance the quality of medical genetics care, and improve patient 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.
  • Describe current diagnostic methods used by medical geneticists.
  • Discuss treatment and management guidelines for genetic disorders.
  • Identify platforms for collaborative research studies and publications to improve patient care.

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

Sessions

There are no sessions in this series.