Educational Opportunities for Genetics Providers

Live Conferences and Meetings

2020 Wisconsin Genetics Exchange will be held on Friday, September 25, 2020
from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm at the Friends of the Waisman Center Auditorium.
Waisman Center
1500 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 52705
Given uncertainty regarding the ability to safely congregate in person this fall, the conference will also be available by remote access.  Registration to attend is required for all participants, even those attending by remote access.  Registration deadline is September 11, 2020.
Genetic Exchange Agenda

Registration link

Webinars and Online Activities

Inclusion in the Practice of Genomic Medicine: Exploring the Impact of Implicit Biases Towards Disability
A research and educational module which provides free CME or CEU credit through Boston University School of Medicine.

NSGC Webinar Series
The NSGC brings you webinars with a variety of current topics and issues that effect genetic counselors and genetic counseling practices. Each webinar hosts a panel of experts that will discuss their knowledge relevant to each topic. You’ll also have opportunities to ask questions!

NSGC Online Continuing Education
These online learning opportunities from NSGC offer CEU’s for Genetic Counselors.  Topics vary, ranging from panel tests to family history.

Medscape Genomic Medicine CME Learning Center

This list contains multiple educational opportunities for genetics providers.

Wisconsin Genetics Education and Training

Medical Genetics Residency Program, Medical College of Wisconsin

The overall goal of the program is to train highly competent clinical medical geneticists who are able to provide state-of-the-art diagnostic, management and counseling services for a wide variety of genetic disorders.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

The University of Wisconsin-Madison offers a masters degree in medical genetics specifically designed to train genetic counselors.

UW Madison Genetics & Metabolism Fellowship

The purpose of the residency program is to identify physicians with the most promising prospects for clinical and academic proficiency in medical genetics and to offer them outstanding clinical and research training.

Wiscosin Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program

The Wisconsin Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program provides interdisciplinary and disciplinary leadership training in order to improve systems of care that promote the prevention of disabilities and assure access to family-centered, community-based services and supports for children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families. Trainees include genetic counseling students.