SUNDAY, APRIL 28th, 2019

Hyatt Regency Baltimore Hotel

Constellation AB
300 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Registration/Breakfast: 5:45 AM
Scientific Session: 6:15 AM - 8:00 AM


5:45 AM

Buffet Breakfast

6:15 AM

Welcome and Introductions
rWGS Workflow to Result to Downstream Management (clinical presentation)
Genomic Testing
Cohorts Benefiting from rWGS/Summary of Studies
Consent/Return of Results from the MD Perspective
Future Directions

7:45 AM

Q&A and Closing Comments

8:00 AM




Shimul Chowdhury, PhD, FACMG
Clinical Laboratory Director
Rady Pediatric Genomic and Systems Medicine Institute
San Diego, CA

Jeanne Carroll, MD
Rady Children's Hospital
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
UC San Diego School of Medicine
San Diego, CA



EXCEL Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

EXCEL Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


At the conclusion of this conference, you should be able to:

Recognize how genomic information is incorporated into the care of critically ill infants

Summarize recent cohort, observational and prospective clinical trial data enabling clinicians to identify which children are likely to benefit from rapid whole genome sequencing

Review the process of consent and result disclosure as it applies to cWGS and rWGS in the NICU/PICU









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