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Baltimore: “NYMAC Bridging the Gaps in Genetic and Newborn Screening Services”

October 4, 2016

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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until October 5, 2016

Summit 2016

Bridging the Gaps in Genetic and Newborn Screening Services

Day 1         October 4, 2016  

                    Breakfast on your own

7:00 a.m.                     Registration begins

8:00-8:30 a.m.           Welcome Remarks

Michele Caggana, Sc.D., FACMG – C0-Project Director, NYMAC

8:30-9:30 a.m.           Key Note Address

“Bridging the Gaps in Genetic Services Using Regional Models”

Michael Watson, PhD, FACMG – Project Director, National Coordinating                                                 Center for the Genetic Service Collaboratives (NCC)

9:30-10:00 a.m.         NYMAC Region Needs Assessment Outcome – What are the Gaps?

10:00-10:30 a.m.        Break

 10:30-11:30 a.m.         Bridging the Gaps through Telemedicine

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.    Bridging the Gaps through Standardized Approaches to Provision of Genetic Services

12:30-1:30 p.m.             Lunch Discussion: How Can We Continue to Address the Gaps in Genetic and Newborn Screening Services?

1:30-2:30 p.m.              Special Interest Topic – Genetics and Hearing Loss

Special Interest Topic – Care Coordination for Underserved Populations

Special Interest Topic – Medical Foods – NYMAC PKU Survey Results

2:30-3:00 p.m.             Break

3:00-4:30 p.m.             Special Interest Topic – Education of Non-Genetics Providers and Genetic Testing Utilization

Special Interest Topic – Fragile X syndrome

Special Interest Topic – Transition

4:30-5:00 p.m.             Day One Wrap-up – Transition to Day 2

Joann Bodurtha, MD, MPH, FACMG – C0-Project Director, NYMAC

5:00-6:00 p.m.             Reception with Posters and Exhibits

6:00 p.m.                     Dinner on your own

6:00-8:00 p.m.             Special Interest Session for Geneticists and Genetic Counselors

Geneticist Technical Assistance


Day 2        October 5, 2016

Breakfast on your own

7:30 a.m.                      Registration

8:30-9:30 a.m.             Whole Genome Sequencing

9:30-10:30 a.m.            Bridging the Gaps through Public Health  Genetics/Genomics

 10:30-11:00 a.m.                       Break

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.   Bridging the Gaps through Reimbursement for Genetic Services

12:00-1:00 p.m.            Working Lunch

Bridging the Gaps through Integration of Family History into Primary Care Settings

1:00-2:30 p.m.              Special Interest Topic – Workforce Capacity Building – Telemedicine for Clinical Care and Education

                                    Special Interest Topic – Bridging the Gaps through Advocacy and Genomics Education Efforts

                                     Special Interest Topic – Newborn Screening Education

2:30-3:00 p.m.             Call to Action

                                    Michele Caggana, Sc.D., FACMG – C0-Project Director, NYMAC

                                    Joann Bodurtha, MD, MPH, FACMG – Co-Project Director, NYMAC

3:00 p.m.                     Adjourn


October 4, 2016
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Bonnie Fredrick

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