NCHPEG is an "organization of organizations" committed to a national effort to promote health professional education and access to information about advances in human genetics. NCHPEG members are an interdisciplinary group of leaders from more than 50 diverse health professional organizations, consumer and volunteer groups, government agencies, private industry, managed care organizations, and genetics professional societies. NCHPEG also welcomes individual membership for individuals committed to genetic and genomics education. By bringing together these diverse groups to focus on the educational needs of health care professionals, NCHPEG is able to draw on the collective experience and expertise to promote genetics education in a variety of ways.
Improved health care through informed use of genomic resources.
NCHPEG's mission is to integrate genomics into healthcare practice by:
- promoting health professional education;
- partnering with communities;
- facilitating collaborations;
- anticipating needs; and
- building products and tools.
NCHPEG is not a policy, standard-setting, or regulatory organization.
What We Do
NCHPEG works to integrate genetics content into the knowledge base of health professionals and students of the health professions by developing educational tools and information resources that are accessible and useful to the target audience.
Board of Directors
NCHPEG's Board of Directors is a diverse 15-member board elected by NCHPEG member organizations. The NCHPEG Board has expertise in genetic and primary care medicine, nursing, public health, advocacy, bioethics, and education.
NCHPEG members constitute an interdisciplinary group of leaders from diverse consumer and voluntary groups, government agencies, private industry, managed-care organizations, and genetics professional societies, as well as individuals interested in genetics education. By promoting frequent and open communication between stakeholders, NCHPEG seeks to capitalize on the collective expertise and experience of members and to reduce duplication of effort.
NCHPEG's staff includes experts in genetic medicine and education. Staff members work closely with NCHPEG member organizations and other individuals to develop, direct, and disseminate our educational programs.
As a non-profit organization, NCHPEG is grateful for financial support from NCHPEG donors. Your donation is tax-deductible and will aid in our continued efforts to promote education in genetics for health professionals.
Read about NCHPEG awards, and Staff and Board honors.
NCHPEG welcomes requests for collaboration, talks and presentations, and assistance in the development of educational materials.
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