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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 9:00 - 13:00

“Genomic Education and Training for Healthcare” @ the Human Genome Meeting 2019

Towards Implementing Genomic Medicine

April 24th - 26th 2019


“Genomic Education and Training for Healthcare”

Sponsored by the ‘Global Consortium for Genomic Education (GC4GE)’

Session Lead:

Professor Dhavendra Kumar

Cardiff University School of Medicine & Genomic Policy Unit

University of South Wales, UK

HVPInternational Scientific Advisory Committee (ISAC) member


Session objectives:

  • Essential skills and competencies for delivering the effective genomic medicine & healthcare
  • Core curriculum for genomic education & training
  • Organization and quality outcomes of genomic education & training program
  • Genomic education and training in developing and less developed nations
  • Role of public and media in genetic and genomic education
  • Continuous genetic and genomic education through tertiary multi-disciplinary specialist genetic & genomic clinics (oncology, cardiac, neuro, fetal/neonatal etc.)


Tea/ Coffee provided throughout the session to avoid interruption


6 speakers, 30 minutes each including 5 minutes for questions/ answers:

  • Dhavendra Kumar, Cardiff, UK
  • Bruce Korf, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  • Angus Clarke, Cardiff, UK
  • Carmencita Padilla, Manila, Philippines
  • Teri Monallo, NHGRI, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Raj Ramesar, Cape town, South Africa