Division of Genomic Education

Genomics and Health Disparities Conferences

The Genomics and Health Disparities Conference brings together clinicians, researchers, advocates, public health specialists, ethicists, community members, industry leaders, foundations and legislators in order to to discuss the growing impact of health disparities on genomic medicine translation and to find solutions. The aims of the conference are to:

  • To assess the impact of genomic medicine on disparities in healthcare;
  • Elucidate the impact of current policy and policy changes that may remedy or exacerbate health disparities related to genomic medicine; and
  • Create a forum for stakeholders to learn from one another’s expertise and research and facilitate collaboration.

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Please check back soon for information on the next Conference to Eliminate Health Disparities in Genomic Medicine!

To view details about past events, please see links below.

Why We Can’t Wait: Conference to Eliminate Health Disparities in Genomic Medicine
Washington, D.C., September 2014

Why We Can’t Wait: Conference to Eliminate Health Disparities in Genomic Medicine
San Francisco, CA, May 2013

Conference to Eliminate Health Disparities in Genomic Medicine
Miami, FL, May-June 2012