Primary and Specialty Care Providers

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

This page contains links to genetics educational opportunities for primary and specialty care providers.  While we do our best to keep it current, it is not exhaustive.

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.

Genetics Educational Opportunities

Traveling Genetics Presentations
Would you like to provide the professionals in your health care system with continuing education opportunities in Genetics, with or without CME/CEUs? Contact us for information on available Traveling Genetics presentations.

Genetically Speaking
Online listening opportunities from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics.

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Upcoming LIVE Events


AAP CME: Noninvasive Prenatal Testing:  An Update on Prenatal Screening and Testing Options
This course is offered as part of the AAP’s NeoReviews.

Genomics in Clinical Practice
Webinars from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)

These webinars are meant for primary and specialty care providers, to help them understand applications of genomics in the clinical practice setting. Topics include: cystic fibrosis (CF) carrier screening, non-invasive prenatal screening, and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PDG), and Understanding Your Genome.

Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis:  Get the Latest Research
Online training module from Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU).  CME available.


First Ever ACMG Workshop Offered for Primary Care Providers on Latest Advances in Medical Genetics for Patient Care

For the first time, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG), the national professional association for medical professionals in genetics, will offer a half-day workshop on April 6, 2019, specifically for primary care providers, at the end of its 2019 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Seattle, Washington. Ever ACMG Workshop.pdf

Toolkit to Improve Care for Pediatric Patients With Genetic Conditions in Primary Care

This toolkit comes from the Genetics in Primary Care Institute, and was developed in conjunction with an AAP Quality Improvement Project.

UW Madison Pediatric Grand Rounds:  Caring for the Child with Down Syndrome:  Health Guidelines and Beyond

Maria Stanley MD presenting.


Jackson Lab Genomics Education:  Cancer Genetics

FREE course offerings related to cancer genetics risk assessment, from the Jackson Lab. Click on “course offerings” for details about available webinars.  CME available.

Impact of Family History on Cancer Risk Assessment

CME opportunity from the Wisconsin  Cancer Risk Program Network (WICRPN) on the importance of family history in assessing cancer risk.


Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genetic Testing

This online learning opportunity from UC Davis eDoctoring includes a case study with interactive feedback, and tutorials. CME is available.

Global Genetics and Genomics Community (G3C)

G3C (Global Genetics and Genomics Community) is a bilingual collection of unfolding case studies for use with students and practicing healthcare providers learning basic genetic/genomic concepts.

Partners’ Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine (PCPGM)/Harvard Medical School online genetics CME

The PCPGM and Harvard Medical School offer online CME activities for primary and specialty care providers related to a variety of genetic conditions.