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10/8/2013

ACMG Newborn Screening ACT Sheets

www.acmg.net

This resource describes the interrelationships between the conditions screened in newborn screening laboratories and the markers (analytes) used for screening. For each marker(s), there is 1) an ACTion (ACT) sheet that describes the short term actions a health professional should follow in communicating with the family and determining the appropriate steps in the follow-up of the infant that has screened positive, and 2) an algorithm that presents an overview of the basic steps involved in determining the final diagnosis in the infant.

 
 

10/8/2013

GeneReviews

GeneReviews are expert-authored, peer-reviewed disease descriptions presented in a standardized format and focused on clinically relevant and medically actionable information on the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients and families with specific inherited conditions.

 
 

10/8/2013

National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG)

NCHPEG is an "organization of organizations" committed to a national effort to promote health professional education and access to information about advances in human genetics. NCHPEG members are an interdisciplinary group of leaders from more than 50 diverse health professional organizations, consumer and volunteer groups, government agencies, private industry, managed care organizations, and genetics professional societies.

 
 

10/8/2013

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)

An online catalog of human genes and genetic disorders.

 
 

1/1/2007

American Board of Genetic Counseling

 
 

1/1/2007

American Board of Medical Genetics

 
 

1/1/2007

American College of Medical Genetics

 
 

1/1/2007

GeneTests.org

GeneTests is a publicly funded medical genetics information resource developed for physicians, other healthcare providers, and researchers, available at no cost to all interested persons.

 
 

1/1/2007

Genetic Alliance

Genetic Alliance increases the capacity of genetic advocacy organizations to achieve their missions and leverages the voices of millions of individuals and families living with genetic conditions. With a 20-year history as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, Genetic Alliance is dedicated to improving the quality of life for everyone living with genetic conditions. We are committed to capacity building in all communities. The technical assistance we provide to advocacy organizations results in measurable growth: increased funding for research, access to services, and support for emerging technologies.

 
 

1/1/2007

Genetics Workforce Study Publications

 
 

1/1/2007

GeneticTools.org

GeneticTools is a new faculty development resource designed to address relevant genetics issues within the context of primary care.

 
 

1/1/2007

MCHB Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children

The Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children (ACHDGDNC) was established to assist the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services by providing advice, recommendations, and technical assistance.

 
 

1/1/2007

National Coordinating Center for the Genetics and Newborn Screening Regional Collaborative Groups

 
 

1/1/2007

National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center

 
 

1/1/2007

National Society of Genetic Counselors

 
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