Mark Your Calendar for the 2017 Annual Medical Genomics Education Symposium

The Genetic Task Force of Illinois (GTFI) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are hosting the annual medical genomics education symposium on Friday, February 3rd at Prentice Women’s Hospital in Chicago, IL. We invite you to attend this exciting and dynamic day of learning which will highlight what is new in the world of medical genetics. The speaker line-up includes:

  • Philip Greenland, MD The NIH-White House Precision Medicine Initiative – Illinois Perspective
  • Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LGC Where Two Niches Meet: A Genetic Counselor’s Experience at the Intersection of Genetic Genealogy and Medical Genetics
  • Rick Guidotti Positive Exposure: Seeing Beyond Diagnosis
  • Jehannine Austin, PhD, MSc, CCGC, CGC Clinical Applications of Psychiatric Genetics: From Molecular Research to the World’s First Specialist Psychiatric Genetic Counseling Clinic
  • Aaron Goldenberg, PhD, MPH Genomic Sequencing of All Newborns: Ethical Challenges and Implications for Genetic Counseling

Important Details:

The 2017 Annual Medical Genomics Symposium
Friday, February 3rd, 2017 8am-4pm
Prentice Women's Hospital
3rd Floor, Conference Room L
250 E. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60611

GTFI was founded in 1982 and has served as Illinois’ foremost medical genetics professional organization for over three decades. GTFI focuses on the development and delivery of genetic services, research, and education. All health care providers, researchers, students, and any other interested parties are welcome to attend!

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