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Spring 2013
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Articles include: 

  • Save the Date - Dive into the Gene Pool: Integrating genetics and genomics into your pediatric primary care practice. August 9-10, 2013 Chicago. A live CME event brought to you by NCHPEG and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • NCHPEG News: Family History for Pediatric Providers
  • New Resource: Webinar on Developing Education for Genomic Testing
  • New Resource: Genomics Education Development Guide
  • New Resource: Point of Care Resources for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer
  • New Resource: Patient and Provider Resources on Prenatal Genetics Family History
  • Member News: Powerful Patient Data: Genomics and Family Health History in Health IT.
  • Member News: Genetics in Primary Care Institute NEW website The Genetics in Primary Care Institute is please to announce the launch of their new Web site, GeneticsinPrimaryCare.org. This site houses practical tools and information for primary care providers regarding genetics and genomics, genetic testing, family history, genetic counseling, and patient communication.
  • Member News: Public Health Genomics Report Released "New Strategies in Public Health Genomics - Actions to Save Lives Now" discusses the use of evidence-based interventions to reduce morbidity and mortality from Lynch syndrome, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome, and familial hypercholesterolemia.
  • Member News: NHGRI Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series recordings available This lecture series is a collaboration between NHGRI, Suburban Hospital, and Johns Hopkins to provide the public with more information about advances in genomic medicine.
  • Member News: A Blueprint for Genomic Nursing Science These final recommendations are based on the draft from the advisory panel and public comments.
  • Member News: Genomic Nursing Webinar Series As an adjunct to the publication of the Genomics Special issue of the Journal of Nursing Scholarship, most of the authors have agreed to present more detailed information from their papers and answer questions as part of a series of live open access Webinars.
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Fall 2012
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  • Updates on NCHPEG's Newest Programs
  • New Publications on NCHPEG's Educational Approach and Program Outcomes
  • Member News:  Free Genomic Medicine PowerPoint Lectures Now Available
  • Member News: The Genetics / Genomics Competency Center
  • New Programs from NCHPEG Members 
  • Evaluating Educational Programs:  Aim High and Do Your Best
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Summer 2012
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  • NCHPEG & AMA Release New Program on Hereditary Colorectal Cancer
  • NCHPEG Releases New Case Study Catalog 
  • NCHPEG to Develop Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing Tool
  • Member News:  The Genetics in Primary Care Institute 
  • An Update on Hereditary Colorectal Cancer and Implications for the Clinician
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Spring 2012
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  • Thanks to NCHPEG’s Benefactors
  • New Resource for Educators:  The Core Competencies in NCHPEG Programs
  • NIH Launches First Online Genetics Course for Social and Behavioral Scientists
  • NCHPEG & AMA to Release New Educational Program on Colorectal Cancer
  • 2012 NCHPEG Board of Directors
  • No 2012 NCHPEG Annual Meeting
  • The Essential Genetic and Genomic Competencies for Nurses with Graduate Degrees
  • Promoting Improvement in Clinical Practice: PI-CME
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Winter 2011
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  • Annual Meeting Summary 
  • 2011 Scotti Award 
  • Report on Genetics, Primary Care, & Developing Countries Workshop
  • Developing a Hospital-Based Curriculum
  • Program Update:  Genetics & Nutrition Program
  • Program Update:  Family History for Prenatal Providers                      
  • Help Support NCHPEG's Mission
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Summer 2011
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  • Feedback on NCHPEG Strategic Plan 
  • Core Principles in Family History 
  • Prenatal Family History Grand Rounds Slides                                                  
  • Invited Commentary on Family History 
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Fall/Winter 2010
  • Genetics & Infectious Disease
  • An Update on the Human Microbiome Project
  • Otitis Media: A Genetic Disease
  • Genetic Variation in IL28B and Response to Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C
  • Book Review: Genetics for the Health Sciences: A Handbook for Clinical Healthcare
  • NCHPEG’s New Executive Director
  • Updates on new and ongoing NCHPEG projects
  • Scotti Award Recipient 2010
  • NCHPEG News
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Fall/Winter 2009
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  • Comprehensive summary of NCHPEG products and programs
  • Knowledge isn't enough: Evaluating the effectiveness of NCHPEG's targeted education programs
  • Updates on new and ongoing NCHPEG projects
  • Scotti Award Recipient 2009
  • NCHPEG News
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Spring/Summer 2008
  • A History of Third-Party Payment for Healthcare Services in the United States
  • When Looking for Answers Takes You to the Edge Financially, and Challenges & Common-Sense Tips in the Hunt for a Diagnosis
  • Stickler Involved People
  • NCHEPG NEWS
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Spring 2007
  • Why personalize medicine?
  • Battle of the Genomes: A Virologic Perspective of Pharmacogenomics in HIV/AIDS Therapies
  • Nurses’ Role in Pharmacogenetics
  • HIV Pharmacogenomics
  • NCHPEG’s new site for Pas
  • The Clinical Utility and Teaching Implications of Pharmacogenomics
  • Highlights from NCHPEG’s 10th Annual Meeting
  • The 2007 Scotti Award Winner
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Spring/Summer 2006
  • Doctor, what do you mean my genetic test came back positive?
  • When is a mutation associated with disease?
  • Communicating with the lab: Is the staff on board?
  • You’ve got the right result, but does the patient really ‘get it’?
  • Family history in the broader context of genetic testing: From single-gene disorders to complex disease
  • Tying it all together: Challenges and opportunities for genetic testing in primary care
  • Race, Genetics, and Healthcare: An Online NCHPEG CME Program
  • Scotti Award Recipient 2006
  • Genetics Education Website for Physician Assistants
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WINTER 2006 - spanish
Spanish translation of Summer 2005 Newsletter
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Summer 2005
  • Ancestry Testing: Where Genealogy meets Genetics
  • The Mystery of Family Nosebleeds Uncovered: Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Surviving Cancer from 9 to 99: a family affair
  • On the Web: Genetics Through a Primary Care Lens
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Spring 2005
  • Virginia is for family history lovers
  • Comparison of Selected Family History Tools in the Public Domain
  • Breeding Better Humans: Evolution, Agriculture, and the Birth of Human Genetics
  • Long fingers –longer life: Marfan syndrome revealed in the family history
  • Begat, Beget, Begotten
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Winter 2005
  • Persons with Dwarfism: A changing perspective
  • Screen Short, Simple, Sensible: A family history mnemonic for primary care
  • The Oral Tradition Meets the Genetic Family History: Anthropologists, folklorists, genetic health specialists, and consumers unite
  • 1st Annual National Family History Day: The surgeon general’s family history initiative
  • Relatively Speaking: Family history and consanguinity
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Summer 2004
  • The pedigree, taken to heart
  • New family history tools further the science and art of medicine
  • Shaking the family tree: States hope family history data will bear fruit for public health initiatives
  • Family history tools
  • Famous and fascinating family histories for the classroom
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Spring 2004
  • Is a Universal Family History Tool Feasible?
  • Proceed with caution:We may have 20/20 hindsight, but we are still blind to the biases of our own time.
  • The Case of Laura: Given a striking history of colon cancer, early detection becomes a family affair
  • Fragile X Revealed: When a picture is worth 1000 words
  • The Pedigree Before the Pill
  • ON THE WEB: Your Family History—Your Future
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Fall 2003
Five to 10 people out of every 100 are fathered by someone other than the man listed on their birth certificate.* Misattributed paternity, also called non-paternity, crosses all racial and socioeconomic groups. In addition to obvious social implications, non-paternity has clinical relevance: it can challenge your ability to take an accurate genetic family history, and it can significantly alter genetic risk assessment and case management.
and more.…
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Summer 2003
As is the case for many genetic conditions, family history and ethnicity figure prominently in decisions about whether to offer cystic fibrosis carrier testing and in the interpretation of test results.
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Spring 2003
Why family history?
A detailed, three-generation family history is a cost effective tool for applying genetic concepts in health care. Because the genetic family history can help you visualize how traits are clustering within families and moving through generations, it can also play a critical role in diagnosis and lay the foundation for accurate risk assessment.
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Fall/Winter 2010
  • Genetics & Infectious Disease
  • An Update on the Human Microbiome Project
  • Otitis Media: A Genetic Disease
  • Genetic Variation in IL28B and Response to Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C
  • Book Review: Genetics for the Health Sciences: A Handbook for Clinical Healthcare
  • NCHPEG’s New Executive Director
  • Updates on new and ongoing NCHPEG projects
  • Scotti Award Recipient 2010
  • NCHPEG News
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Fall/Winter 2009