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American Board of Medical Genetics

ABMG accredits medical genetics training programs, certifies medical geneticists through examinations, and offers maintenance of certification to diplomates of the ABMG. The Board also works to encourage the study and improve the practice of medical genetics.

American College of Medical Genetics

ACMG is the professional society that advances the practice of medical genetics in the United States by providing education, resources, and a voice for the profession. Fellowship in the ACMG requires diplomate status in the ABMG.

American Society of Gene Therapy

ASGT is the largest medical professional organization representing researchers and scientists dedicated to discovering new gene therapies. The society encourages research involving gene therapy and promotes professional and public education in all areas of the field.

American Society of Hematology

ASH is the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders. It promotes research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology.

The American Society of Human Genetics

ASHG is the professional society that advances the science of human genetics internationally. Its nearly 8,000 members include researchers, academicians, clinicians, laboratory practice professionals, genetic counselors, nurses and others involved in or with special interest in human genetics.

Association of Professors of Human and Medical Genetics

The Association promotes human and medical genetics educational programs in North American medical and graduate schools. More than 90 institutions are members.

National Coalition for Health Care Provider Education in Genetics

An interdisciplinary organization of organizations, NCHPEG  is a national effort to promote health professional education and access to information about advances in human genetics.

National Organization for Rare Disorders

NORD is a federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them. It sponsors programs of education, advocacy, research, and service.

National Society of Genetic Counselors

NSGC is the leading voice, authority, and advocate for the genetic counseling profession. It promotes genetic counseling as a recognized and integral part of health care delivery, research, education and public policy.

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Medical Genetics Repository and Registry Study Forms

There are 4 consent forms used in this study. Please choose the correct one plus HIPAA and print out 2 copies. One copy is filed, the other is given to the research subject.

  • Consent "For adults enrolled in other Medical Genetic Research Studies". Adults (18 yrs and over) only who ARE already enrolled in an on-going research study.
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  • Consent "For subjects not currently enrolled in a Medical Genetics Study". Adults (18 yrs and over) who ARE NOT currently enrolled in another research study.
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  • Minor Assent "For Subjects 12-17 years and their Parents". To be signed by the MINOR subject and one parent.
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  • HIPAA "Authorization to Use, Create or Share Health Information for Research". To be signed by ALL enrolled subjects.
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