Meetings

  • Understanding Disparities in Access to Genomic Medicine: A Workshop Date: June 27, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health will host a public workshop on June 27, 2018 to explore disparities in access to genetic/genomic services that exist across different segments of the population (e.g., in medically underserved areas and populations, across different racial/ethnic groups, and socioeconomic levels). The workshop may discuss model programs of care for diverse patient populations, with a focus on examining current challenges, approaches, and best practices for alleviating disparities in access, which may include the geographic distribution of providers and services and the potential role of telemedicine. Workshop discussions may also focus on insurance coverage for genetic/genomic services, along with the financial costs for patients of genetic testing and downstream care.