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The 2019 Annual Medical Genomics Symposium

  • 01 Feb 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg Pavilion, 3rd Floor, Conference Room A, 251 E. Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611
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An educational symposium presented by

The Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals and the Illinois Department of Public Health.

This year, enter to win Blackhawks tickets and more!

8:00 a.m.  Registration & Breakfast
   
8:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
   
9:00 a.m. Integrating Consumer Genomics Into Your Practice

(Yes, You Need To Do This)

Scott M. Weissman, MS, CGC
   
10:00 a.m.  Ethical Challenges in the Genetic Testing of Children
Erin Paquette, MD, JD, MBe
   
11:00 a.m. Break and Refreshments
   
11:30 a.m. KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Breathe In Peace, Breathe Out Fear:

Self-care for Clinicians Living with Adversity While Practicing in a Helping Profession

Rebecca Alexander, LCSW-R, MPH, PLLC
   
12:30 p.m. Lunch
   
1:30 p.m. 

Designing Health Educational Materials in Genetic Counseling
Courtney Scherr, PhD
 

2:30 p.m.   

The Chatbot Will See You Now:

Artificial Intelligence in the Hands of Genetic Counselors


Shivani Nazareth, MS, CGC



3:30 p.m.   Closing Remarks and Raffle

The Genetic Task Force of Illinois is a non-profit organization. 

Chicago, IL USA

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