2022 Annual Medical Genomics Symposium - Attendee Registration

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

Friday, May 6, 2022

8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Virtual - Zoom link for event will be sent by email to registrants prior to the event. Please note that this event will be recorded for purposes of offering CEUs.

Not able to join us on May 6th? No problem!

This year we will be recording all presentations and will make them available to registered attendees for 2 to 4 weeks after the symposium. CEUs will be available for those who watch the recorded presentations and complete a quiz. To take advantage of this option, please register as a regular attendee. Instructions to access the video recordings and claim CEUs will be sent shortly after the symposium.


8:00 - Welcome – ISGP Symposium Committee Chair, Jennifer Thompson, MS, CGC

8:10 - Opening remarks – ISGP President, Jessica Stoll, MS, CGC

8:30 - The Role of Genetic Counselors in Eliminating Disparities Across the Healthcare Continuum – Altovise Ewing, PhD, CGC

9:30 - The NIH Common Fund Undiagnosed Diseases Network: Past, Present and Future - David R Adams, MD, PhD, Co-Director NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Program

Break – Sponsor breakout rooms open

11:00 - Sponsored Session: Improving hereditary cancer diagnostics using RNA sequencing: Lessons from a 43K patient study – Rachid Karam, MD, PhD, Ambry Genetics

Lunch break – Sponsor breakout rooms open

1:05 - Keynote speaker: In Conversation with Dani Shapiro, Author of “Inheritance: A memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love” – Dani Shapiro

Break – Sponsor breakout rooms open

2:30 - Telemedicine panel

A nationwide approach to reproductive telegenetic counseling:  Current successes, future opportunities and potential barriers – Betsy Swope, MS, CGC

        Navigating the Evolving Telehealth Regulatory Landscape – Dana Schinasi, MD

3:30 - PGT-A Mosaicism: Let the Data Do the Talking – Andria Besser, MS, CGC

4:40 - Raffle

4:50 - Closing remarks


Please contact secretary@illinoisgenetics.org

Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals

Chicago, IL USA

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