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Genetics in Medicine Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Robert D. Steiner
Clinical Professer
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, USA

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Genetics in Medicine - Ethics Advisory Committee and Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Editor
Kyle B. Brothers, MD, PhD
University School of Medicine, United States of America

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Editor's Choice

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Texas Medicaid coverage policies are not aligned with pediatric genetic testing needs

Genetic testing is critical for diagnosis and potentially treating children who might have an underlying genetic condition. But uncertainty surrounding public or private insurance coverage could prevent patients from getting recommended genetic tests or leave them with expensive medical bills. As a result, some clinicians may alter genetic test recommendations to alleviate the financial burden to patient families. In this issue, Haley Streff and colleagues retrospectively reviewed genetic tests ordered at three pediatric genetics clinics in Texas.

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Mei Leitsch

“Autumn” is one the first pieces I completed and is a part of a polyptych of four paintings inspired by the Midwest seasons. The polyptych is meant to embody the beauty of the Midwest and my own experience hiking in Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota and Iowa. Contact: Instagram @MeisCreativeSpace and via email [email protected]

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Education and Events

ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

The ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting is where geneticists gather for the best four days of medical genetics.

Medical genetics is experiencing growth and exciting development in diagnostic and treatment options. Reunite with your peers to learn about updates, hear case studies and experience a recommitment to providing your patients with optimal care.

Welcome to the ACMG Genetics Academy.

The mission of the CME program is to provide education and tools for medical geneticists, other health professionals and the public and grow the genetics workforce. From the fundamentals of genetics and genomics to the best practices of clinical care, ACMG courses will enable them to provide the very best possible care to their patients and perform optimally in their other professional responsibilities as measured by improvements in competence, performance, and patient health status.


Genetics in Medicine

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Genetics in Medicine (GIM) is the official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. The journal's mission is to enhance the knowledge, understanding, and practice of medical genetics and genomics through publications in clinical and laboratory genetics and genomics, including ethical, legal, and social issues as well as public health. As genetics and genomics continue to increase in importance and relevance in medical practice, the journal will be an accessible and authoritative resource for the dissemination of medical genetic knowledge to all medical providers through appropriate original research, reviews, commentaries, standards, and guidelines. GIM encourages research that combats racism, includes diverse populations and is written by authors from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

The ACMG is the only nationally recognized interdisciplinary professional membership organization that represents the interests of the entire medical genetics team including clinical geneticists, clinical laboratory geneticists, and genetic counselors.

Together, the ACMG and its members engage in coordinated efforts to improve patient care, ensure optimal reimbursement for genetic service providers, establish standards of care and laboratory policy, and educate members about advances important to their practices. 



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