From Rare to Common: Shifting Perspectives in Genetics

Event Details

Genetics & Genomics Grand Rounds
March 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm
MRB 102

Presenter Details

Derek Neilson, MD
Division Chief, Genetics & Metabolism
Phoenix Children's Hospital

Recently transplanted from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Dr. Neilson brings 21 years of experience in clinical and research genetics to his new position as Division Chief of Genetics and Metabolism.  Over that period of time, Dr. Neilson has witnessed and been a part of the rapid changes in genetics and genomics, with projects ranging from traditional mapping and cloning, to genomic sequencing, and investigations of the common disorder of hypermobility. 

Continuing Medical Education Credit

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit is being offered for 2018 - 2019 Genetics and Genomics Grand Rounds series through the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

2018 - 2019 Genetics and Genomics Grand Rounds Learning Objectives

  1. Integrate advances in genetic diagnosis and treatment into the day-to-day practices of research and clinical care.
  2. Order appropriate diagnostic evaluations for patients with hereditary medical conditions.

All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

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