2019 Annual Medical Genomics Symposium - Attendee Registration

Hosted by the Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals and the Illinois Department of Public Health

Friday, February 1, 2019



8:00 a.m.  Registration & Breakfast

Sponsored by Myriad/Counsyl

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
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 Education Materials in Genetic Counseling
Courtney Scherr, PhD

2:30 p.m.

The Chatbox Will See You Now: 

Artificial Intelligence in the Hands of Genetic Counselors

Shivani Nazareth, MS, CGC

Closing Remarks, Awards and Raffle

This year enter to win Blackhawks tickets and more!


Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Feinberg Pavilion

3rd Floor, Conference Room A 

251 E. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60611


The Northwestern Chicago campus is very accessible by Chicago public transportation

If you need to drive, parking passes are available for purchase. Parking passes must be purchased by January 25th. Parking passes will not be available for purchase after this date.  Pre-purchased passes will be available for pick up at registration. The parking ramp is located at 222 E. Huron St. Chicago, IL 60611.

Please reference the campus map.


Please contact secretary@illinoisgenetics.org

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

Chicago, IL USA

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