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

We have completed our 2021 educational activities. Check back soon for updates on future educational activities!

Click here to view past 2019, 2020 & 2021 recordings

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 have completed our ECHO sessions for 2021, 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.