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.
In collaboration with Weitzman Institute, NERGN offers free genetic webinars.
Attend one or all. Free continuing education credits are available if you attend a live event and you can view video recordings from past sessions below.
To Register, you will first need to create an account in the Weitzman Education Platform (it only takes 10-15 minutes). After you login to your account here, visit the Genetics Webinar Series activity page and select Register. Once registered, all upcoming session dates should indicate Enrolled in the Status column.
The Genetics Webinar Series meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 12pm-1:00 PM ET.
November 8, 2022 - Genetics Cases and Resources
Speaker: Dr. Mark Korson, VMP Genetics
December 13, 2022 - Digital Facial Analysis Tools for Diagnosis
Speaker: Dr. Stephanie Sacharow
January 10, 2023 - Connective Tissue Disorders
Speaker: Dr. Jodi Hoffman, Boston University School of Medicine
February 14, 2023 - Genetic Connections to Breast Cancer
Speaker: Dr. Susan Capasso, Bay Path University
March 14, 2023 - Direct to Consumer Test and Ancestry Testing
Speaker: Dr. Stephanie Sacharow, Boston Children's Hospital
April 11, 2023 - Addressing the Genetics Workforce Shortage
Speaker: Dr. Mark Korson, VMP Genetics and
Dr. Susan Capasso, Bay Path University
May 9 - Newborn Screening and Congenital Anomalies
Speaker: Dr. Katherine Anderson, University of Vermont Medical Center
Here you can view recordings from past genetic-themed ECHO sessions that NERGN offered as part of the Weitzman Institute's ongoing series.
NERGN supports staff time and the purchase of equipment to make it easier for genetic practice sites in New England to offer telegenetic care to individuals and families in the region. If you are a geneticist, genetic counselor, or genetic practice in New England, please contact us to discuss opportunities to collaborate. If we can help facilitate your ability to offer telegenetics, we want to hear from you.
NERGN collaborates with Weitzman Institute to offer telegenetic consultations for primary care providers in New England, using the ConferMED platform. Please contact us to learn more.
Resources for Professionals
- Family Health History
- Genomics Education Resources for Health Professionals
- Comprehensive Evaluation of the Child With Intellectual Disability or Global Developmental Delays
- When to Suspect a Genetic Condition
- Red Flags for a Genetic Disease
- Faces Redefining the Art of Medical Education (FRAME)
- Faces of Genetics and Beyond
- Medical Food Access Emergency Fact Sheet