Women's Health Community Education Series: Changing Landscape of Genomics

Thursday, May 17, 2018
7:30am to 8:30am
SMCA | McFadden Auditorium | 1201 W 38th Street

The Department of Women’s Health presents "Changing Landscape of Genomics in Women’s Healthcare" by Jeffrey Dungan, M.D., as their next lecture in the Women’s Health Community Education Series.

Breakfast will be served.

Objectives
By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Counsel prenatal/preconception patients about the benefits and limitations of carrier screening.
  • Discuss the differences between ethnicity-based versus universal carrier screening.
  • Select appropriate genetic testing for cancer predisposition based on patient or family history.

Target Audience
Primary: Specialists in General Obstetrics and/or Gynecology, and Women’s Health
Secondary: Other interprofessional and multidisciplinary health care providers

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:
ACGME: Patient Care/Procedural Skills; Medical Knowledge; Systems-based Practice; Professionalism; Interpersonal and Communication Skills
IOM: Provide Patient-centered Care; Employ Evidence-based Practice; Apply Quality Improvement; Work in Interdisciplinary Teams; Utilize Informatics

For more information, please contact Tiasha Ullah.

Disclosures

Dr. Dungan has no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content presented.

The Women’s Health Community Education Series planning committee of the Department of Women’s Health consists of Vivian Aguilar, MD; Radek Bukowski, MD; Elizabeth Polinard,PhD, RN; Bri Tristan, MD; Emily Vinas, EdD; Amy Young, MD;Yvette Williams-Brown, MD, MMS and Elaine Krackau. Yvette Williams-Brown, MD, MMS has a relevant relationship as co-founder of IUT, LLC. and receives royalties for a publication from Springer.The other planning committee members have no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series..  The planning committee has no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.