Genetics

The Weitzman Learning Academy is excited to partner with the New England Regional Genetics Network (NERGN) to improve access to genetics education and genetics services for primary care providers free of charge.

Our educational offerings include webinars on specific genetic hot topics, as well as reviewing genetics cases during identified Project ECHO sessions.

Additionally, ConferMed is providing free eConsults for New England providers who may have questions regarding genetic cases.

 

 

 

Click each offering below to learn more!

 

 

Learn More About the New England Regional Genetics Network

The New England Regional Genetics Network (NERGN) aims to improve health equity and health outcomes in individuals with genetic conditions, reduce morbidity and mortality caused by genetic conditions (including congenital and metabolic disorders); and to improve the quality of coordinated and comprehensive genetic services to children and their families. The Weitzman Learning Academy and ConferMed are proud to partner with NERGN to aid primary care providers in their care. 

Live and Recorded Webinars

Below is a snapshot of our 2021-2022 Genetics series.

Click here to view the details of the webinar series and past 2019, 2020 & 2021 recordings.

Topic Date Time 
Genetics Resources for the Primary Care Team Tuesday, November 9 12-1pm ET / 9-10am PT
Referrals to Genetics Tuesday, December 14 12-1pm ET / 9-10am PT
Financial Aspects of Genetic Testing Tuesday, January 11 12-1pm ET / 9-10am PT
Newborn Screening & Genetic Therapies Tuesday, February 8 12-1pm ET / 9-10am PT
School-Aged Patients & Genetic Considerations Tuesday March 8 12-1pm ET / 9-10am PT
Weitzman ECHO

Weitzman ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) Complex Integrated Pediatrics provides specialty support for primary care providers seeking to gain expertise in the management of certain complex illnesses and conditions. ECHO is a monthly video-based learning collaborative for primary care & behavioral health providers that is divided between didactics and case presentations with expert recommendations.

We are currently planning our drop-in ECHO sessions for 2022; click here to view past recordings. 

eConsults

ConferMed is a telehealth solution where providers can have their questions answered by experts in the field. A provider can submit a question and our licensed specialists will send the answer back within two business days. In partnership with NERGN, ConferMed is pleased to offer genetics consults free of charge. 

This opportunity is only available to New England licensed providers only. 

Learn more.