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Online – Live Webinar

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The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need assistance, please notify Genomic Medicine Institute via email at at least two weeks prior to the activity.

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The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Genetic Counselor CEUs
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized Cleveland Clinic to offer up to 0.725 CEUs or 7.25 Category 1 contact hours for the activity 8th Annual Genetics Education Symposium - Genetics & Genomics: Applications for the Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Cancer. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of participation will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Faculty Disclosure

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.

Genomic Medicine Institute

Launched in 2005, the Genomic Medicine Institute (GMI) is part of the Lerner Research Institute at Cleveland Clinic. Specifically designed to enhance translational genomic medicine, GMI is comprised of 11 research laboratories, the Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare (CPGH), the Genomic Medicine Biorepository (GMB), and the Genomics Core Facility. CPGH is clinically aligned with Cleveland Clinic Community Care (4C).


To bring genetic and genomic expertise to all of Cleveland Clinic’s clinical care subspecialties.


To translate genetic research discoveries into better patient care by engaging in clinical practice, research, and education; to provide a work culture that enables us to bring genetics and genomics, through our research and clinics, into all subspecialties of the Cleveland Clinic’s healthcare system; and to foster innovation toward realizing the benefits of personalized genomic-based healthcare.

Clinical Expertise

Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare (CPGH) is the Cleveland Clinic’s first comprehensive clinical genetics program, providing family history-based disease risk assessment and management for prenatal to adult onset disorders.

CPGH’s genetic experts (11 Geneticists and 21 Genetic Counselors) work closely with Cleveland Clinic’s healthcare professionals to provide genetic counseling services and, if appropriate, genetic testing. Clinical genetics care is integrated throughout the Cleveland Clinic system in over 24 locations.

CPGH provides genetic counseling and testing services in the areas of:

  • Cancer genetics
  • Cardiovascular genetics
  • General genetics
  • Preconception & Prenatal genetics
  • Neurogenetics and Neurometabolism
  • Ophthalmic genetics
  • Pharmacogenomics

Appointments: 216.636.1768

EPIC Order:

  • Consult to Medical Genetics – General
  • Consult to Medical Genetics – Cancer
  • Consult to Medical Genetics – Cardiovascular
  • Consult to Medical Genetics – Prenatal
  • Consult to Pharmacogenomics
  • Consult to Ophthalmic Genetic Counseling
  • Consult to Hillcrest Cancer Genetics