“policy platform” Search Results

A New Policy Platform for ASHG

A New Policy Platform for ASHG

Posted by: Derek Scholes, PhD, ASHG Director of Science Policy We are delighted to announce that ASHG has a new policy platform! Developed with the help of members and approved by the Board of Directors, the platform articulates where ASHG stands on a variety of policy issues – which issues are of key importance and... Read More

Genetics & Public Policy Fellowship

Genetics & Public Policy Fellowship

Applications for the 2021-22 fellowship will open in February, 2021. The extent to which the discoveries from genetics and genomics research are translated into the improved health of the American people is greatly influenced by policy decisions guiding research and the integration of genetics and genomics tools in the clinical setting. ASHG and the National... Read More

Interview with Derek Scholes, PhD, Director of Science Policy at ASHG

Contributed by TDC member Julie Jurgens May 2017 ASHG: What are some of the genetic policy items that ASHG is currently discussing? Dr. Scholes: The Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (HR1313) is currently a major focus. This legislation, recently introduced in the U.S. Congress, would eviscerate key genetic privacy protections in the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). GINA prevents employers... Read More

ASHG uses cookies to provide you with a secure and custom web experience. Privacy Policy