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ACT Sheets for Primary Care

Developed by the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and the National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Networks, ACMG ACT Sheets are one-page clinical decision support tools to inform the clinical decision-making of primary care proivders. Given the rarity of many genetic conditions—ACT Sheets and algorithms are excellent refreshers on the conditions, diagnoses, and next steps for patients.

A screen shot of the ACMG ACT Sheets and Algorithms website


New England Consortium of Metabolic Programs

The New England Consortium of Metabolic Programs brings together healthcare professionals at all levels involved in identifying and treating individuals with metabolic disorders. This site has educational sections on specific metabolic conditions and newborn screening as well as their acute illness guidelines for treating newborns and children at risk for serious metabolic defects.


GeneReviews, an international point-of-care resource for busy clinicians, provides clinically relevant and medically actionable information for inherited conditions in a standardized journal-style format, covering diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling for patients and their families. 

New England Regional Genetics Group (NERGG)

The New England Regional Genetics Group was formed in order to serve as a consortium of genetics service providers, public health planners, consumer groups, and general and state maternal and child health personnel in New England. Its primary activities are to serve as a forum for the discussion of region-wide concerns regarding the provision of optimal services in clinical genetics and genetics education, and to undertake specific programs for the enhancement of genetics services in New England.

Find a Clinic  

ACMG's "Find a Genetics Clinic" allows individuals to search for genetics clinics across the United States. The directory contains the locations of genetics clinics that have requested to be listed.

NERGN Genetic Webinars

Genetics for the Nongeneticist - A Free CME Webinar Series  

Recorded in 2023 -2024. To access the Massachusetts Medical Society webinars, select the webinar you'd like to view on the series page and click purchase. If you don't already have an account, choose "create an account" to set up a free account. On the page that checks if you already have an account, ignore when asked for membership or license number and simply provide your email address and follow the prompts that come next.

  • Positive Newborn Screening - Now What?
    Angela Shepard, MD, MPH
  • Going on Metabolism Rounds: Patients with Muscle Symptoms
    Mark Korson, MD
  • How Rare is Rare? Why it pays to think of Zebras
    Greg Feero, MD, PhD
  • Going on Metabolism Rounds: Patients with Encephalopathy
    Mark Korson, MD
  • Genetic Testing for Primary Care
    Mylynda B. Massart, MD, PhD and Kunal Sanghavi, MBBS, MS, CGC


Genetics for the Nongenetiscists - a Free CME Webinar Series. Jointly Provided by the Massachusetts Medical Society and NERGN. 5 part Recorded Webinar Series. Learn more and register.


2022-2023 Genetic Webinar Series

Addressing the Genetics Workforce Shortage
April 11, 2023
Dr. Mark Korson and Dr. Susan Capasso

Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing and Ancestry Testing - March 14, 2023
Stephanie Sacharow, MD

Connective Tissue Disorders
Jodi Hoffman, MD
January 17, 2023

Digital Facial Analysis Tools for Diagnosis
Dr. Stephanie Sacharow
December 13, 2022


Genetics Cases and Resources
Mark Korson, MD
November 2022