DFCI Annual Cancer Genetic Counseling Conference

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DFCI Annual Cancer Genetic Counseling Conference
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Sat 4 April 2020
Saturday 4 April 2020
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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DUE TO CONCERNS OVER COVID-19, DANA FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE HAS REQUESTED THAT THE CONFERENCE BE A RECORDINGS ONLY EVENT. CEUs are still available.

This is Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's fifth conference targeted to genetic counselors and nurses interested in genetics. This conference aims to increase education among genetic counselors and health care providers about new topics and discoveries in cancer genetics. Our goal is to make this an annual event that continues to promote the field of genetic counseling and the topics salient to the practice of cancer genetics in all forms.

Recordings will be made available in the month of April with quiz questions for CEUs.

If you had previously registered for this event live, your registration will be switched to a recordings. You will receive a confirmation email of this switch by March 16, 2020.

Genetic Counselor CEUs: This event has been submitted to the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for approval of Category 1 CEUs. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accepts CEUs approved by NSGC for purposes of recertification. Approval for the requested CEUs and Contact Hours is currently pending.

Conference Agenda

Talk 1 - Welcome and Instructions

Talk 2 - KEYNOTE: Overview of hematologic predisposition syndromes Speaker: Sarah Bannon, MS, CGC

Talk 3 - Diagnosis and Management of adult hematologic predisposition syndromes Speaker: Andrew Brunner, MD

Talk 4 - Management of bone marrow failure predisposition syndromes Speaker: Elissa Furutani, MD

Talk 5 - Should Preemptive Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation be Offered to Patients at Increased Genetic Risk for Acute Myeloid Leukemia?Speaker: Kayla Hamilton, MS, LGC

Talk 6 - Circulating TP53 Mutations and Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS)

Speaker: Alison Schwartz, MS, LGC

Talk 7 - Long Term Impacts of Treatment for Pediatric Oncology Patients

Speaker: Jill Brace O’Neill, PCCNP-BC

Talk 8 - Invitae Sponsored Lunch Session: An approach to accessibility in genetic testing: A patient-initiated testing modelSpeaker: Eden V Haverfield, DPhil, FACMG

Talk 9 - The Entrepreneurial Genetic Counselor: Path and Lessons LearnedSpeakers: Steven Keiles, MS, LCGC, Jill Davies, MS, CCGC and Shannon Kieran, MS, MBA, CGC

Talk 10 - Psychosocial concerns for the hereditary hematologic families and case examples

Speakers: Katherine Schneider, MS, CGC, Kayla Hamilton, MS, LGC and Jaclyn Schienda, MS, LGC

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