New Handbook! Medical Genetics in Pediatric Practice
Embodying current policy of the AAP, this new resource provides practice-focused help for addressing virtually any genetics-related issue you're likely to confront.
Policy Statement: Ethical and Policy Issues in Genetic Testing and Screening of Children
Published: Pediatrics, February 2013
Authors: Committee on Bioethics, Committee on Genetics, The American College of Medical Genetics, Genomics Social, Ethical, Legal Issues Committee
This new policy statement released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) issues recommendations on updated tecnhologies and new uses of genetic testing and screening.
What about Privacy and Progress and Whole Genome Sequencing? Webinar Series
This webinar series from the Genetic Alliance offers one-hour, monthly installments which will be based on the structure of the recently released report from The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues entitled, "Privacy and Progress in Whole Genome Sequencing," and will explore recommendations and practical applications with respect to privacy in whole genome sequencing.
50 Years of Newborn Screening
The Newborn Screening campaign celebrates its 50th anniversary this year!