December 2021

Donna Martin, MD, PhD Secretary, ASHG

Consider Joining an ASHG Committee This Year

Board and committee members are among the most important facets of Society life and serve as important member engagement opportunities. Each year, ASHG is committed to reflecting the diversity of the communities it seeks to serve in its leadership and encourages applications from and nominations of individuals from underrepresented groups for service on the board... Read More

Confronting the Past – A Necessary Path to Equity

To chart a path toward an equitable future, ASHG’s Board of Directors considered and approved in April 2021 an updated Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force Action Plan that recognizes a key strategic focus area, which is to acknowledge and reckon with a history of past harms linked to racism, eugenics, or other systemic forms... Read More

ASHG Board of Directors Roundup from Fall 2021

ASHG Board of Directors Roundup from Fall 2021

ASHG’s Board of Directors typically holds its fall meeting in conjunction with the annual meeting. However, this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board held its last meeting of 2021 via Zoom on November 4-5. During the meeting, the Board assessed progress on activities, discussed important information in the policy and advocacy landscape, and... Read More

Invited Proposals Sought for ASHG 2022

Invited Proposals Sought for ASHG 2022

Dear Colleagues, With the new year just around the corner, it is already time to start thinking about and planning for ASHG 2022! The Program Committee is soliciting proposals for invited sessions to showcase the most consequential and innovative work in genetics and genomics. Submitting an invited scientific proposal or interactive workshop proposal offers ASHG... Read More

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