Educational Resources

Print Educational Resources

Genomic Medicine: A Decade of Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities, (2013)
McCarthy, McLeod and Ginsburg, Science Translational Medicine
This state-of-the-art review provides a comprehensive summary of current and future applications of genomics in medicine and discusses the major challenges and roadblocks to implementing genomic medicine in practice.

JAMA Genomics theme issue, (2013)
Special issue on the 10th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome project, with articles highlighting the science of medicine, application of genomics to the clinic and ethical issues.

Genomic and Personalized Medicine, 2nd Edition (2012)
Ginsburg and Willard, eds
In this two-volume book, leading experts review the development of the new science, the current opportunities for genome-based analysis in healthcare, and the potential of genomic medicine in future healthcare. The inclusion of the latest information on diagnostic testing, population screening, disease susceptability, and pharmacogenomics makes this work an ideal companion for the many stakeholders of genomic and personalized medicine.

Genome magazine
A consumer-facing online and print magazine all about personalized medicine and the genomic revolution that makes it possible

Front Line Genomics
A media organisation focusing on genomics, serving people and organizations who generate and use genomic information.

Video Educational Resources

Genomic and Precision Medicine: The Future is Now
Geoff Ginsburg from the Duke Center for Applied and Precision Medicine gives a high level overview of the promise of precision medicine.

Genomic and Precision Medicine on Coursera
This free online 7-week course aims to educate the health care workforce in the field of genomic and precision medicine. Materials also available through the UCSF website.

Precision Medicine: Unlocking Biological Mysteries, (2015)
The Scientist brings together a panel of experts to highlight some of the exciting areas where precision medicine is pushing the boundaries of science, technology, and therapy.

Decoding DNA: New Twists and Turns, (2013)
The Scientist takes a bold look at what the future holds for DNA research, bringing together senior investigators and key leaders in the field of genetics and genomics in this 3-part webinar series including: What's Next in Next-Generation Sequencing?; Unraveling the Secrets of the Epigenome; and The Impact of Personalized Medicine.

NHGRI Genomics in Medicine lecture series (2012-2014)
This annual series by top experts in genomics will enhance health-care professionals' understanding of the intersection between genomics and medicine. Covers genomics in inflammation, ADD, Parkinson’s, neuromuscular disease, other. 

Websites & Links

Genetics/Genomics Competency Center (G2C2)
A free, Web-based repository of peer reviewed curricular materials on genetics and genomics designed for all healthcare providers.

ASHG education
American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG)
Provides resources for educating students (from K-12 through post-graduate), health care professionals, health policy makers, the media, and the public about human genetics and its translation to health care practice.

NHGRI genetic/genomic education
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Educational materials on genetics and genomics, including tutorials, resources for teachers, genomics careers, links to other sites.

NHGRI Health Professionals Page
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Provides reliable, up-to-date genetics and genomics information related to patient management, curricular resources, new National Institutes of Health and NHGRI research activities, and ethical, legal and social issues.

Genetics Education for Healthcare
UK NHS National Genetics Education and Development Centre
This page provides tools and information to support learners, educators and clinicians in the delivery of genomic medicine. Excellent primers on genomic concepts, lesson plans, as well as practical information for health care providers.

Global Genetics and Genomics Community( G3C)
Provides interactive unfolding case studies for a self-guided learning experience that simulates a real patient encounter. 

Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC)
The PMC was launched in 2004 to educate the public and policymakers, and to promote new ways of thinking about health care. Today, PMC represents a broad spectrum of more than 200 academic, industry, patient, provider and payer communities, seeking to advance the understanding and adoption of personalized medicine concepts and products for the benefit of patients