IOM Meeting on Genetics Education for Health Professionals Includes ACCME Participation

September 30, 2014
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Tamar Hosansky

Genetics Education for Health Professionals Addressed at IOM Meeting

Murray Kopelow, MD, President and CEO, ACCME; and Steve Singer, PhD, Director, Education and Outreach, ACCME, participated in Improving Genetics Education in Graduate and Continuing Health Professional Education: A Workshop, held by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in August in Washington, DC. Dr. Kopelow served on two panel presentations. One panel discussed how to apply educational principles and processes to continuing education about genetics. The other addressed the next steps needed to achieve effective genetics education for health professionals.

Dr. Kopelow and Dr. Singer participated in the meeting in the meeting as part of the ACCME’s ongoing support of efforts to improve the integration of genomics into health professionals’ continuing education and practice.