Improving Access to Genetic Services for Underserved Populations

The National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Networks (NCC) works with the seven Regional Genetics Networks (RGNs) and the National Genetics Education and Family Support Center (Family Center) work together toward this mission.

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Activities

NCC develops tools and resources to help improve access to genetic services for underserved populations.

Our efforts include the development of educational materials related to the genetic service delivery system and genetics policy; assessing the genetics workforce; raising awareness about the field of public health genetics; and supporting the seven Regional Genetics Networks.

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ACMG ACT Sheets and Algorithms

NCC supports the development and maintenance of the ACMG ACTion (ACT) Sheets and Algorithms, a clinical decision support tool for healthcare providers.

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Genetics Policy Hub

In our Genetics Policy Hub, find the latest information about genetics policy from across the U.S.

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Healthcare Interpreter Training

Curricula have been developed to educate healthcare interpreters on genetics.

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Resource Repository

NCC’s ReRe includes over 600 resources to help support the genetic service delivery system.

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Find a Genetics Clinic Directory

Need to find a genetics clinic in the United States? Find a clinic near you and learn what type of genetic services are offered by the clinic by exploring our directory.

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Genetics Workforce

NCC routinely assesses and publishes information about the capacity of the genetics workforce.

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Public Health Genetics Week

Held in May annually, PHGW raises awareness about the field of public health genetics.

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Webinars

Webinars are held on a variety of topics from current genetics policies to evidence-based guidelines

Upcoming Events

NCC hosts events and publishes events from across our system and our national partners on our monthly calendar.

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