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Human Genome Meeting 2019

April 24 - May 26

 “Genomic Education and Training for Healthcare”

Sponsored by the ‘Global Consortium for Genomic Education (GC4GE)’, The Genomic Medicine Foundation, UK (www.genomicmedicine.org)

Convener:

Professor Dhavendra Kumar, Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University School of Medicine, UK  & Genomic Policy Unit, University of South Wales, Wales, UK; Chair- Global Consortium for Genomic Education (GC4GE); CEO & Medical Director- The Genomic Medicine Foundation (UK).

Session objectives:

  • Essential skills and competencies for delivering the effective genomic medicine & healthcare
  • Core curriculum for genomic education & training
  • Organization and quality outcomes of genomic education & training program
  • Genomic education and training in developing and less developed nations
  • Role of public and media in genetic and genomic education
  • Continuous genetic and genomic education through tertiary multi-disciplinary specialist genetic & genomic clinics (oncology, cardiovascular, neurology, psychiatry, fetal/neonatal etc.)

For Registration and program please visit:
https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/human-genome-meeting-hgm-2019

Session plan

Date: 24 April 2019 

Program- Tentative: 30 minutes each including 5 minutes for questions/answers followed by one hour panel discussion

0830 – Registration

09:00 – Welcome/ Introduction
Stylianos Antonarakis, Geneva, Switzerland (Past President- HUGO)

0915 – The Global Status of Genetic/Genomic Education- Mainstreaming of genetic/genomic medicine education
Dhavendra Kumar, Cardiff, UK (kumard1@cf.ac.uk)

0945 – Genomic Medicine teaching/ training for NHS UK
Mark Caulfield, London, UK (m.j.caulfield@qmul.ac.uk )

10:15 – Genomic Medicine training program in North America
Heather Junkins Colley, NHGRI, Bethesda, MD, USA (junkinsh@mail.nih.gov)

10:45 – Status of Genomic Medicine education & training in Malaysia and Region
M.K. Thong, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (thongmk@um.edu.my )

11:15 – Tea/ Coffee

11:30 – Education & Training for Genetic Counselors in Far East
Mercy Laurino, Manila, The Philippines;( mylaurino@post.upm.edu.ph )

12:00 – Genetic counseling education & training program of India
Annie Hasan, Director, Board of Genetic Counseling, India (qhasan2000@yahoo.com )

12:30 – Panel Discussion – All Speakers/ Dhavendra Kumar (Lead)
Participants – All audience and invitees
Informal led by questions and discussion

13:30 – Close of the Session

Details

Start:
April 24
End:
May 26
Event Category:

Organizer

The Genomic Medicine Foundation (UK)
Email:
genomicmedicine@yahoo.co.uk
Website:
www.genomicmedicine.org

Venue

Ewha Womans University
Seoul, Korea, Republic of + Google Map
Website:
http://www.hugo-hgm.org