Family Health History


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GPCI Webinar: Family History in Primary Care

Submitted by:Joann Bodurtha, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACMG, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine
Source: Genetics in Primary Care Institute

Webinar Learning Objectives 1. Identify the utility of an evolving family history in the era of genomic medicine 2. Establish the capacity to use genetic information to tier patient risk 3. Formulate and utilize focused, problem-based family history questions and establish a system for creating a comprehensive family history 4. Apply various strategies in patient/family communication



Website: Family Health History Tool

To help focus attention on the importance of family history, the U.S. Surgeon General in cooperation with other agencies with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched a national public health campaign, called the U.S. Surgeon General's Family History Initiative, to encourage all American families to learn more about their family health history.


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