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

We are excited to announce our schedule for the 2021 live genetic webinar series!

Click here to register for the 2021 series

Click here for more information on upcoming webinars and to view past 2019, 2020 & 2021 recordings

Below is the 2021 schedule at a glance: 

Date  Time  Topic 
January 11, 2021 12pm-1pm ET / 9am-10am PT Red Flags in Metabolic Disorders Part II
February 8, 2021 12pm-1pm ET / 9am-10am PT Skin Findings in Genetic Disorders
March 8, 2021 12pm-1pm ET / 9am-10am PT Genetic Metabolic Cases
April 12, 2021 12pm-1pm ET / 9am-10am PT Genetics Reporting 
May 10, 2021 12pm-1pm ET / 9am-10am PT Pediatric Genetics Clinic Cases


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.

Click here to view recordings of previous genetics drop-in ECHO sessions

We have completed our ECHO sessions for 2021. 


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.