This online event took place on September 22, 2022, and was co-hosted by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). This 2-hour event explored uses of rapid genomic sequencing, yield of testing and showcased potential strategies and state models for facilitating insurance coverage and enabling equitable patient access. One of the sessions was moderated by NSGC Past President, Wendy Uhlmann, MS, LCGC and genetic counselors were recognized by multiple presenters.
Click here and scroll down to September 2022 to view a description of the event and the list of speakers.
Click here to watch the recording.
Timepoints in recording mentioning genetic counselors:
- 58:10 by Dr. Stephen Kingsmore (President/CEO Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine)
- 1:04:38 by Dr. Lee Fleisher (Chief Medical Officer and Director of The Center for Clinical Standards and Quality at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
- 1:09:18 Wendy Uhlmann, MS, LCGC’s introduction (3-minutes) to panel she moderated on State of Michigan’s experience with insurance coverage of rapid genomic sequencing in infants:
- 1:38:52 by Dr. Caleb Bupp (Division Chief Medical Genetics & Genomics, Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital)